Book 2008

Structural And Functional Organization Of The Synapse


ISBN: 978-0-387-77231-8 (Print) 978-0-387-77232-5 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-22

    Diversity in Synapse Structure and Composition

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-61

    The Role of Glutamate Transporters in Synaptic Transmission

  4. Chapter

    Pages 63-89

    Structure and Function of Vertebrate and Invertebrate Active Zones

  5. Chapter

    Pages 91-110

    Neurotransmitter Release Machinery: Components of the Neuronal SNARE Complex and Their Function

  6. Chapter

    Pages 111-146

    The Molecular Machinery for Synaptic Vesicle Endocytosis

  7. Chapter

    Pages 147-172

    Initiation and Regulation of Synaptic Transmission by Presynaptic Calcium Channel Signaling Complexes

  8. Chapter

    Pages 173-204

    Adhesion Molecules at the Synapse

  9. Chapter

    Pages 205-249

    Dendritic Organelles for Postsynaptic Trafficking

  10. Chapter

    Pages 251-269

    Structure and Mechanism of Action of AMPA and Kainate Receptors

  11. Chapter

    Pages 271-287

    Cellular Biology of AMPA Receptor Trafficking and Synaptic Plasticity

  12. Chapter

    Pages 289-316

    Structure and Function of the NMDA Receptor

  13. Chapter

    Pages 317-367

    Molecular Properties and Cell Biology of the NMDA Receptor

  14. Chapter

    Pages 369-406

    Surface Trafficking of Membrane Proteins at Excitatory and Inhibitory Synapses

  15. Chapter

    Pages 407-440

    Scaffold Proteins in the Postsynaptic Density

  16. Chapter

    Pages 441-458

    Ca2+ Signaling in Dendritic Spines

  17. Chapter

    Pages 459-500

    Postsynaptic Targeting of Protein Kinases and Phosphatases

  18. Chapter

    Pages 501-534

    Long-Term Potentiation

  19. Chapter

    Pages 535-552

    Homeostatic Synaptic Plasticity

  20. Chapter

    Pages 553-600

    Ubiquitin and Protein Degradation in Synapse Function

  21. Chapter

    Pages 601-620

    Signaling from Synapse to Nucleus

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