Chapter 10. Glia and Diseases of the Nervous System

  1. Alexei Verkhratsky1 and
  2. Arthur Butt2

Published Online: 5 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470517796.ch10

Glial Neurobiology: A Textbook

Glial Neurobiology: A Textbook

How to Cite

Verkhratsky, A. and Butt, A. (2007) Glia and Diseases of the Nervous System, in Glial Neurobiology: A Textbook, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470517796.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Manchester, USA

  2. 2

    University of Portsmouth, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015643

Online ISBN: 9780470517796

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Keywords:

  • Alexander's disease (AxD);
  • rapid demyelination;
  • astrocytes and spreading depression incidence;
  • global ischaemia and neuronal death;
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT);
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) - inflammatory demyelinating disease;
  • core–penumbra interactions;
  • cytotoxic brain oedema;
  • neurodegenerative diseases;
  • neuropathic pain

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Alexander's disease

  • Spreading depression

  • Stroke and ischaemia

  • Cytotoxic brain oedema

  • Neurodegenerative diseases

  • Neuropathic pain

  • Demyelinating diseases

  • Infectious diseases

  • Peripheral neuropathies

  • Psychiatric diseases

  • Gliomas