Retrotransposition, Diversity and the Brain


ISBN: 978-3-540-74965-3 (Print) 978-3-540-74966-0 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-12

    Telomeres and Telomerase in Human Health and Disease

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-19

    Molecular and Circuit Mechanisms for Hippocampal Learning

  4. Chapter

    Pages 21-32

    Retrotransposons – Natural and Synthetic

  5. Chapter

    Pages 33-42

    Ancient Retrotransposons as Possible Remnants of the Primitive RNPWorld

  6. Chapter

    Pages 43-52

    Human Diversity and L1 Retrotransposon Biology: Creation of New Genes and Individual Variation in Retrotransposition Potential

  7. Chapter

    Pages 53-64

    From the “RNAWorld” to Brain Complexity: Generation of Diversity

  8. Chapter

    Pages 65-85

    Endogenous Retroviruses and Human Neuropsychiatric Disorders

  9. Chapter

    Pages 87-108

    Is Psychosis Due to Retroviral/Retrotransposon Integration Close to the Cerebral Dominance Gene?

  10. Chapter

    Pages 109-120

    Microcephalies and DNA Repair

  11. Back Matter

    Pages 121-123