Synaptic Plasticity and the Mechanism of Alzheimer's Disease

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ISBN: 978-3-540-76329-1 (Print) 978-3-540-76330-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

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    Pages 1-18

    Permanence of the Synapse and Molecular Instability

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    Pages 19-35

    Cellular Biology of AMPA Receptor Trafficking and Synaptic Plasticity

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    Pages 37-49

    Imaging of Experience-Dependent Structural Plasticity in the Mouse Neocortex in vivo

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    Pages 51-62

    Synapse Loss, Synaptic Plasticity and the Postsynaptic Density

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    Pages 63-68

    Impact of Beta Amyloid on Excitatory Synaptic Transmission and Plasticity

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    Pages 69-73

    Quantitative Neuropathology in Alzheimer’s Mouse Models

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    Pages 75-87

    Multiple Levels of Synaptic Regulation by NMDA-type Glutamate Receptor in Normal and Disease States

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    Pages 89-102

    Soluble Oligomers of the Amyloid β-Protein: Impair Synaptic Plasticity and Behavior

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    Pages 103-132

    Why Alzheimer’s is a Disease of Memory: Synaptic Targeting by Pathogenic Aβ Oligomers (ADDLs)

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    Pages 133-143

    Synaptic Transmission Dynamically Modulates Interstitial Fluid Amyloid-β Levels

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    Pages 145-155

    Aβ-Induced Toxicity Mediated by Caspase Cleavage of the Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP)

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    Pages 157-167

    Long-Term Potentiation and Aβ: Targeting Aβ Species, Cellular Mechanisms and Putative Receptors

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    Pages 169-179

    Genes, Synapses and Autism Spectrum Disorders

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 181-183