2007

Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology

Amino Acids and Peptides in the Nervous System

ISBN: 978-0-387-30342-0 (Print) 978-0-387-30373-4 (Online)

Table of contents (16 entries)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-21

    1 Glutamine, Glutamate, and GABA: Metabolic Aspects

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    Pages 23-45

    2 Serine, Glycine, and Threonine

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    Pages 47-58

    3 Histidine

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    Pages 59-97

    4 Aromatic Amino Acids in the Brain

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    Pages 99-115

    5 Arginine, Citrulline, and Ornithine

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    Pages 117-131

    6 Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) in Brain

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    Pages 133-154

    7 Sulfur-Containing Amino Acids

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    Pages 155-206

    8 Taurine

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    Pages 207-224

    9 Neurobiology of D-Amino Acids

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    Pages 225-248

    10 Amino Acids and Brain Volume Regulation: Contribution and Mechanisms

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    Pages 249-259

    11 Urea Cycle Enzymopathies

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    Pages 261-276

    12 Ammonia Toxicity in the Central Nervous System

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    Pages 277-303

    13 Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism

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    Pages 305-346

    14 N-Acetylaspartate and N-Acetylaspartylglutamate

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    Pages 347-399

    15 Glutathione in the Nervous System: Roles in Neural Function and Health and Implications for Neurological Disease

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    Pages 401-411

    16 Low Molecular Weight Peptides

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 413-418