2012

Metal Ions in Neurological Systems

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ISBN: 978-3-7091-1000-3 (Print) 978-3-7091-1001-0 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-15

    Brain iron metabolism and its perturbation in neurological diseases

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    Pages 17-29

    Brain changes in iron loading disorders

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    Pages 31-39

    The role of metal ions in dopaminergic neuron degeneration in Parkinsonism and Parkinson’s disease

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    Pages 41-46

    Iron, cysteine and neurodegeneration during Parkinson’s disease

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    Pages 47-63

    Copper uptake and trafficking in the brain

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    Pages 65-76

    Prion diseases and manganism

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    Pages 77-83

    Metal ions and beta amyloid: conformational modifications and biological aspects

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    Pages 85-94

    Beta-amyloid toxicity increases with hydrophobicity in the presence of metal ions

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    Pages 95-101

    Aluminium in the human brain

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    Pages 103-123

    Aluminium-dependent human diseases and chelating properties of aluminium chelators for biomedical applications

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    Pages 125-135

    Aluminum increases toxic effects of amyloid β-peptides on the human erythrocyte membrane and molecular models

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    Pages 137-161

    Oxidative stress in neurodegeneration: targeting mitochondria as a therapeutic aid

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    Pages 163-172

    The chemical mechanism of oxidative stress by copper(II) and iron(III) ions in several neurodegenerative disorders

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    Pages 173-176

    Metal ion roles and responses in the CNS under toxic organophosphonate exposure: traces of understanding and various open questions

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    Pages 177-187

    Heavy metals, behavior, and neurodegeneration: using Caenorhabditis elegans to untangle a can of worms

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    Pages 189-197

    The effect of point mutations on copper(II) complexes with peptide fragments encompassing the 106–114 region of human prion protein

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    Pages 199-210

    Interactions of pyridinecarboxylic acid chelators with brain metal ions: Cu(II), Zn(II), and Al(III)

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    Pages 211-222

    Spatially resolved imaging methods to probe metals in the brain: from subcellular to organ level

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    Pages 223-238

    ICP-MS for the neurodegenerative and brain sciences

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 239-243