Breathing, Feeding, and Neuroprotection

  • Ikuo Homma
  • Seiji Shioda

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Central Regulation of Breathing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Hiroshi Onimaru, Akiko Arata, Satoru Arata, Ikuo Homma
      Pages 3-11
    3. Satoru Arata, Hiroshi Onimaru, Akiko Arata, Ikuo Homma, Tomio Inoue, Seiji Shioda et al.
      Pages 12-16
    4. Michiko Iwase, Masahiko Izumizaki, Kenichi Miyamoto, Mitsuko Kanamaru, Ikuo Homma
      Pages 17-24
  3. Neurogeneration and Neuroprotection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. William A. Banks, Susan A. Farr, John E. Morley
      Pages 27-37
    3. Li Yin, Yoshifumi Kudo, Hirokazu Ohtaki, Sachiko Yofu, Masaji Matsunaga, Seiji Shioda
      Pages 38-40
    4. Hirokazu Ohtaki, Li Yin, Kenji Dohi, Sachiko Yofu, Tomoya Nakamachi, Masaji Matsunaga et al.
      Pages 41-48
    5. Kenji Dohi, Kazue Satoh, Hiroshi Moriwaki, Yuko Mihara, Yasufumi Miyake, Hirokazu Ohtaki et al.
      Pages 49-56
    6. Tetsuo Ogawa, Makiko Kuwagata, Seiji Shioda
      Pages 64-67
  4. Brain Functions in Health and Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Misa Yamada, Kou Takahashi, Chika Kurahashi, Mitsuhiko Yamada, Kazuo Honda
      Pages 82-87
    3. Katsumasa T. Muneoka, Hisayuki Funahashi, Tetsuo Ogawa, Makiko Kuwagata, Patricia M. Whitaker-Azmitia, Seiji Shioda
      Pages 97-102
  5. Brain Functions by the Dipole Tracing Method

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113

About these proceedings

Introduction

New findings in brain research are being revealed on an almost daily basis, and the focus of this book is the fields of breathing, neuroprotection, and higher brain functions. An unresolved issue within respiration research and hence a topic of much interest is Where and how respiratory rhythm is generated in the brainstem, detailed analysis of which is presented herein. Chapters on neuroprotection examine the functional significance of the blood – brain barrier as an interface of blood and the central nervous system; other chapters look at health and disease in relation to the hypothalamic and limbic systems. In addition to animal experiments, research on the human brain is included, with a focus on the recently developed EEG/dipole tracing method. This book will be an invaluable reference for researchers in neuroscience and related fields.

Keywords

Breathing rhythm generation Feeding regulation GPCR Nervous System Neuroprotection Neuroscience Respiration brainstem neurons

Editors and affiliations

  • Ikuo Homma
    • 1
  • Seiji Shioda
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyShowa University School of MedicineTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of AnatomyShowa University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/4-431-28775-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Tokyo 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Tokyo
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-4-431-28774-2
  • Online ISBN 978-4-431-28775-9