8. Cell Death in Neuronal Development and Maintenance

  1. Richard A. Lockshin Ph.D.2 and
  2. Zahra Zakeri Ph.D.3
  1. Aviva M. Tolkovsky,
  2. Christoph G. Goemans and
  3. Edward T. W. Bampton

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471476501.ch8

When Cells Die II: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death

When Cells Die II: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death

How to Cite

Tolkovsky, A. M., Goemans, C. G. and Bampton, E. T. W. (2003) Cell Death in Neuronal Development and Maintenance, in When Cells Die II: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death (eds R. A. Lockshin and Z. Zakeri), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471476501.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Biological Sciences, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Biology, Queens College and Graduate Center of City University of New York, Flushing, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 8 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471219477

Online ISBN: 9780471476504

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Keywords:

  • developmental neuronal cell death;
  • neurulation;
  • survival strategies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Role of Apoptosis during Neural Tube Closure and Neural Tube Defects

  • Apoptotic Death during Neurogenesis in Neuroblast and Immature Neuron Populations: Epistatic Relationships between Bcl-2 Family Members, Apaf-1, and Capases

  • Why is There So Much Cell Death During Neurogenesis: Is It the Result of Conflict or DNA Damage?

  • Recent Insights into Neurotrophin Actions and Neuronal Maintenance

  • Adult Neurons Switch Their Mechanisms of Trophic Factor Dependence

  • Summary

  • References