Bernhardi, Rommy von

Glial Cells in Health and Disease of the CNS

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Table of contents

1. Glial Cells and Integrity of the Nervous System
Rommy von Bernhardi, Jaime Eugenín-von Bernhardi, Betsi Flores, Jaime Eugenín León

Part I. Glial Cell Function in the Healthy Nervous System

2. NG2-glia, More Than Progenitor Cells
Jaime Eugenín-von Bernhardi, Leda Dimou

3. Pharmacological Tools to Study the Role of Astrocytes in Neural Network Functions
Fernando Peña-Ortega, Ana Julia Rivera-Angulo, Jonathan Julio Lorea-Hernández

4. Microglia Function in the Normal Brain
Rommy von Bernhardi, Florencia Heredia, Nicole Salgado, Paola Muñoz

5. Physiological Functions of Glial Cell Hemichannels
Juan A. Orellana

6. Role of Astrocytes in Central Respiratory Chemoreception
Jaime Eugenín León, María José Olivares, Sebastián Beltrán-Castillo

7. Purine Signaling and Microglial Wrapping
Bernardo Castellano, Mar Bosch-Queralt, Beatriz Almolda, Nàdia Villacampa, Berta González

8. Oligodendrocytes: Functioning in a Delicate Balance Between High Metabolic Requirements and Oxidative Damage
Alejandro D. Roth, Marco T. Núñez

9. Schwann Cell and Axon: An Interlaced Unit—From Action Potential to Phenotype Expression
Felipe A. Court, Jaime Alvarez

Part II. Glial Cell Dysfunction and Pathological Implications

10. Age-Dependent Changes in the Activation and Regulation of Microglia
Francisca Cornejo, Rommy von Bernhardi

11. Astrocyte Dysfunction in Developmental Neurometabolic Diseases
Silvia Olivera-Bravo, Eugenia Isasi, Anabel Fernández, Gabriela Casanova, Juan Carlos Rosillo, Luigi Barbeito

12. Microglia in Cancer: For Good or for Bad?
Anna Carolina Carvalho Fonseca, Rackele Amaral, Celina Garcia, Luiz Henrique Geraldo, Diana Matias, Flavia Regina Souza Lima

13. Peripheral Inflammation and Demyelinating Diseases
Verónica Murta, Carina Ferrari

14. Regulation of Oligodendrocyte Differentiation and Myelination by Nuclear Receptors: Role in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Adrián Sandoval-Hernández, María José Contreras, Jenny Jaramillo, Gonzalo Arboleda

15. The Role of Galectin-3: From Oligodendroglial Differentiation and Myelination to Demyelination and Remyelination Processes in a Cuprizone-Induced Demyelination Model
H. C. Hoyos, Mariel Marder, R. Ulrich, V. Gudi, M. Stangel, G. A. Rabinovich, L. A. Pasquini, J. M. Pasquini

16. Prenatal Systemic Hypoxia-Ischemia and Oligodendroglia Loss in Cerebellum
Penha Cristina Barradas, Tiago Savignon, Alex C. Manhães, Frank Tenório, Alan P. Costa, Marta C. Cunha-Rodrigues, Juliana Vaillant

Keywords: Biomedicine, Neurosciences

Publication year
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Page amount
11 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
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