Biochemical Approaches to Studying Neurotoxicity

Stephanie Padilla1

1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Toxicology
Unit Number:  Unit 12.1
DOI:  10.1002/0471140856.tx1201s03
Online Posting Date:  May, 2001
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This overview provides an introduction to biochemical analysis of toxicant effects on the nervous system. It includes a brief discussion of the salient features of the nervous system and a review of the various approaches used to detect and identify neurotoxicants and their modes of action.

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Table of Contents

  • Neurotransmitter Dynamics
  • Axonal Transport
  • Identification of Stressed or Damaged Cells
  • Markers
  • Sensitive Subpopulations
  • Emerging Approaches
  • Literature Cited
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Literature Cited

Literature Cited
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