Chapter 12. Mechanisms of Acetylcholine Receptor Loss from the Neuromuscular Junction

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. Andrew G. Engel and
  2. Guido Fumagalli

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720721.ch12

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

How to Cite

Engel, A. G. and Fumagalli, G. (1982) Mechanisms of Acetylcholine Receptor Loss from the Neuromuscular Junction, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease (eds D. Evered and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720721.ch12

Author Information

  1. Neuromuscular Research Laboratory and Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796542

Online ISBN: 9780470720721

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Keywords:

  • acetylcholine receptor loss;
  • neuromuscular junction;
  • lysosomal mechanism;
  • electron cytochemical criteria;
  • acetylcholine

Summary

This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • Ultrastructural Study of the Internalization and Degradation of the Junctional AChR in Normal Muscle

  • General Comments on Mechanisms That Can Decrease End-Plate AChR

  • Reference

  • Discussion

  • Reference