Cholinergic Basis for Alzheimer Therapy

  • Robert Becker
  • Ezio Giacobini

Part of the Advances in Alzheimer Disease Therapy book series (AADT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: Cognitive Deficit in AD

  3. Cholinesterases: Anatomy, Pathology and Human Genetics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Hermona Soreq, Yael Loewenstein, Lewis F. Neville, Shlomo Seidman, Revital Ben-Aziz, Gal Ehrlich et al.
      Pages 46-52
    3. Palmer Taylor, Ying Li, Shelley Camp, Tara L. Rachinsky, Damon Getman
      Pages 53-60
  4. Pharmacokinetics and Neurophysiology of Cholinesterase Inhibitors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Elsa Reiner, Vera Simeon, Mira Skrinjaric-Spoljar
      Pages 63-67
    3. Per Hartvig, Lars Wiklund, Sten Magnus Aquilonius, Björn Lindström
      Pages 68-73
    4. Lev G. Magazanik, Vadim Y. Bolshakov, Nera Y. Lukomskaya, Natalja N. Potapjeva, Marina V. Samojlova, Vladimir A. Snetkov et al.
      Pages 74-81
  5. Cholinergic Receptors, Immunocytochemistry and PET Scanning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Mario Marchi, Elisabetta Besana, Agnese Codignola, Paola Sanguineti, Maurizio Raiteri, Gian Carlo Andrioli et al.
      Pages 92-97
    3. Bice Chini, Paola Tarroni, Francesca Rubboli, Elena Raimondi, Francesco Clementi
      Pages 98-106
    4. Agneta Nordberg, Per Hartvig, Anders Lilja, Hans Lundqvist, Ulrika Warpman, Johan Ulin et al.
      Pages 107-115
  6. Cholinergic System: Models of Alzheimer Disease, Effects of Lesions and Aging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Vahram Haroutunian, William Wallace, Kenneth L. Davis
      Pages 119-125
    3. Daniel M. Michaelson, Gil Alroy, Lior Soussan, Joab Chapman, Joram Feldon
      Pages 126-133
    4. Luciano Angelucci, G. Sebastiano Alemà, Assunta Imperato, Massimo Castorina, M. Teresa Ramacci, M. Grazia Scrocco
      Pages 134-140
    5. Alexander G. Karczmar
      Pages 141-152
  7. Cholinergic Pharmacotherapy: Toxicology and Drug Effects on Learning and Memory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Bo R. Holmstedt, Ingrid Nordgren
      Pages 155-161
    3. Trey Sunderland, Susan Molchan, Ben Vitiello, Rick Martinez, Alex Martin
      Pages 170-182
  8. Non-Cholinomimetic Agents

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Sven Ove Ogren, Aladdin Pramanik
      Pages 193-199
    3. Giancarlo Pepeu, Maria Grazia Giovannini, Fiorella Casamenti, Carla Scali, Paola Rodino
      Pages 200-205
  9. Cholinesterase Inhibitors: The First Generation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Leon J. Thal
      Pages 209-215
    3. Henrik Nybäck, Arne Ahlin, Lars Gustafson, Lennart Minthon
      Pages 216-223
    4. Serge Gauthier, Louise Gauthier
      Pages 224-230
    5. Kari J. Alhainen, Paavo J. Riekkinen Jr., Hilkka S. Soininen, Kari J. Reinikainen, Paavo J. Riekkinen Sr.
      Pages 231-237
    6. Bengt Winblad, Abdu Adem, Lars Backman, Agneta Nordberg, Fredrik Elinder, Peter Arhem
      Pages 238-243
  10. Cholinesterase Inhibitors: The Second Generation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. Robert E. Becker, Pamela Moriearty, Latha Unni
      Pages 263-296
    3. L. L. Iversen, G. Bentley, G. Dawson, S. B. Freedman, E. A. Harley, S. D. Iversen et al.
      Pages 297-304
    4. Israel Hanin, Xi Can Tang, Alan P. Kozikowski
      Pages 305-313
    5. Sharon L. Rogers, Yoshiharu Yamanishi, Kiyomi Yamatsu
      Pages 314-320
    6. Torben Thomsen, Helmut Kewitz, Ulrich Bickel, Max Straschill, Gerhard Holl
      Pages 329-336
  11. Use of Cholinergic Agonists in Alzheimer Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 345-345
    2. Roy D. Schwarz, Linda L. Coughenour, Robert E. Davis, David T. Dudley, Walter H. Moos, Michael R. Pavia et al.
      Pages 347-353
    3. Abraham Fisher, Rachel Haring, David Gurwitz, Claire M. Fraser, Zipora Pittel, Eliahu Heldman et al.
      Pages 354-362
    4. Yoshinori Iga, Nobuo Ogane, Yasunari Saito, Sadao Samuraizono, Gosei Kawanishi, Haruo Kobayashi
      Pages 363-369
    5. Albert Enz, Julian A. Gray, René Spiegel
      Pages 370-376

About this book


Alzheimer''s disease Alzheimer´s disease therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Becker
    • 1
  • Ezio Giacobini
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry School of MedicineSouthern Illinois UniversitySpringfieldUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pharmacology School of MedicineSouthern Illinois UniversitySpringfieldUSA

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