Chapter 12. CCAAT Enhancer Binding Proteins in the Nervous System: Their Role in Development, Differentiation, Long-Term Synaptic Plasticity, and Memory

  1. Prof. Dr. Gerald Thiel
  1. Cristina M. Alberini

Published Online: 22 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608036.ch12

Transcription Factors in the Nervous System: Development, Brain Function, and Diseases

Transcription Factors in the Nervous System: Development, Brain Function, and Diseases

How to Cite

Alberini, C. M. (2005) CCAAT Enhancer Binding Proteins in the Nervous System: Their Role in Development, Differentiation, Long-Term Synaptic Plasticity, and Memory, in Transcription Factors in the Nervous System: Development, Brain Function, and Diseases (ed G. Thiel), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608036.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Department of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Saarland Medical Center, Building 44, 66421 Homburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312856

Online ISBN: 9783527608034

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Keywords:

  • transcription factors;
  • brain function;
  • CCAAT enhancer binding proteins (C/EBPs);
  • nervous system;
  • role in development;
  • role in differentiation;
  • long-term synaptic plasticity;
  • memory;
  • C/EBP expression in glia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • The CCAAT Enhancer Binding Proteins (C/EBPs)

  • The Role of C/EBPs in Development and Differentiation

    • C/EBPs Play a Critical Role in Neurogenesis

    • C/EBPs Play a Critical Role in Neuronal Cell Death

    • C/EBP Expression in Glia

  • The Role of C/EBPs in Synaptic Plasticity and Memory

  • Abbreviations