15. Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions. A Concluding Overview

  1. Astrid Sigel4,
  2. Helmut Sigel4 and
  3. Roland K. O. Sigel5
  1. Dorothea Strozyk1 and
  2. Ashley I. Bush2,3

Published Online: 27 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028114.ch15

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions, Volume 1

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions, Volume 1

How to Cite

Strozyk, D. and Bush, A. I. (2006) Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions. A Concluding Overview, in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions, Volume 1 (eds A. Sigel, H. Sigel and R. K. O. Sigel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028114.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, University of Basel, Spitalstrasse 51, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland

  2. 5

    Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Zürich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Kennedy Center, Suite 220, Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461, USA

  2. 2

    Laboratory for Oxidation Biology, Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Building 114, 16th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA

  3. 3

    Oxidation Disorders Laboratory, Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, and Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, 155 Oak Street, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470014882

Online ISBN: 9780470028117

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Keywords:

  • metal-centered brain disorders;
  • polyneuropathy/myelopathy;
  • multiple sclerosis;
  • macular degeneration;
  • supranuclear palsy;
  • multisystem atrophy and Huntington's disease;
  • restless legs syndrome and tardive dyskinesia;
  • metallobiology in neurology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Medicinal Chemistry of Metal-centered Brain Disorders

  • Other Neurological Disorders that May Involve Metals

  • Conclusion and Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations and Definitions

  • References