22. Neuronal Domains

  1. Ivan R. Nabi
  1. Jennifer S. Goldman and
  2. Timothy E. Kennedy

Published Online: 31 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch22

Cellular Domains

Cellular Domains

How to Cite

Goldman, J. S. and Kennedy, T. E. (2011) Neuronal Domains, in Cellular Domains (ed I. R. Nabi), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch22

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. Center for Neuronal Survival, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470595442

Online ISBN: 9781118015759



  • neuronal domains, and neurons - heterogeneous and complex cells, intercellular communication at synapses;
  • presynaptic specialization, molecular machinery - electrical action conversion, release of chemical neurotransmitter;
  • cytoskeletal specializations, and axon/dendrite polarity - growth cone, morphology and motility


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Historical Perspective

  • Neuronal Domains

  • Neuronal Domains During Development

  • Neuronal Domains and Mental Disorders

  • Future Perspectives

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations

  • References