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Neural Network
The Neuron - Cell And Molecular Biology
Niels Bohr
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Non-associative Learning
Non-coding DNA
Non-declarative Knowledge
Non-declarative Memory

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The Neuron - Cell And Molecular Biology

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 Pub Date: December 15, 2001 | Edition: 3rd
Bookcover thumbnail image   [Amazon] The Neuron: Cell and Molecular Biology
I. Levitan and L. Kaczmarek

The third edition of The Neuron provides a comprehensive first course in the cell and molecular biology of nerve cells. The first part of the book covers the properties of the many ion channels that shape the way a single neuron generates varied patterns of electrical activity, as well as the molecular mechanisms that convert electrical activity into the secretion of neurotransmitter hormones at synaptic junctions between neurons. The second part covers the biochemical pathways that are linked to the action of neurotransmitters and can alter the cellular properties of neurons or sensory cells that transduce information from the outside world into the electrical code used by neurons. The final section reviews our rapidly expanding knowledge of the molecular factors that induce an undifferentiated cell to become a neuron, and then guide it to form appropriate synaptic connections with its partners. This section also focuses on the role of ongoing experience and activity in shaping these connections, and finishes with an account of mechanisms thought to underlie the phenomena of learning and memory.

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