The Enteric Nervous System

30 Years Later

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ISBN: 978-3-319-27590-1 (Print) 978-3-319-27592-5 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-9

    Memories and Promises of the Enteric Nervous System and Its Functions

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    Pages 11-19

    A Personal Perspective on the Development of Our Understanding of the Myogenic Control Mechanisms of Gut Motor Function

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    Pages 21-29

    Enteric Inhibitory Neurotransmission, Starting Down Under

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    Pages 31-42

    Spatio-Temporal Mapping and the Enteric Nervous System

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    Pages 43-51

    Development of Neural Activity in the Enteric Nervous System: Similarities and Differences to Other Parts of the Nervous System

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    Pages 53-62

    ENS Development Research Since 1983: Great Strides but Many Remaining Challenges

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    Pages 63-69

    Extrinsic Sensory Innervation of the Gut: Structure and Function

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    Pages 71-74

    Ageing and Gastrointestinal Sensory Function

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    Pages 75-90

    Altered Ion Channel/Receptor Expression and Function in Extrinsic Sensory Neurons: The Cause of and Solution to Chronic Visceral Pain?

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    Pages 91-112

    Purinergic Signalling in the Gut

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    Pages 113-122

    Is There a Role for Endogenous 5-HT in Gastrointestinal Motility? How Recent Studies Have Changed Our Understanding

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    Pages 123-133

    Enteric neuropathies: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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    Pages 135-143

    Postnatal Development of the Mouse Enteric Nervous System

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    Pages 145-152

    G Protein-Coupled Receptor Trafficking and Signalling in the Enteric Nervous System: The Past, Present and Future

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    Pages 153-157

    The Intrinsic Reflex Circuitry of the Inflamed Colon

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    Pages 159-173

    Integrated Neural and Endocrine Control of Gastrointestinal Function

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    Pages 175-191

    Enteric Neurobiology: Discoveries and Directions

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    Pages 193-199

    Advanced 3D Optical Microscopy in ENS Research

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    Pages 201-211

    Excitability and Synaptic Transmission in the Enteric Nervous System: Does Diet Play a Role?

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    Pages 213-222

    Recording In Vivo Human Colonic Motility: What Have We Learnt Over the Past 100 Years?

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 223-234