Chapter 16. The Role of NF-κB in Brain Function

  1. Prof. Dr. Gerald Thiel
  1. Barbara Kaltschmidt,
  2. Ilja Mikenberg,
  3. Darius Widera and
  4. Christian Kaltschmidt

Published Online: 22 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608036.ch16

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

Kaltschmidt, B., Mikenberg, I., Widera, D. and Kaltschmidt, C. (2005) The Role of NF-κB in Brain Function, 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.ch16

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Institute of Neurobiochemistry, University Witten/Herdecke, Stockumer Strasse 10, 58448 Witten, Germany

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;
  • role of NF-κB in brain function;
  • NF-κB/Rel family of transcription factors;
  • IκB proteins;
  • inhibitors of NF-κB;
  • canonical NF-κB activation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • The NF-κB/Rel Family of Transcription Factors

    • The IκB Proteins: Inhibitors of NF-κB

  • Canonical NF-κB Activation

    • Activators of NF-κB

    • Repressors of NF-κB

    • Synaptic NF-κB

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations