Journals Higher Education



18 October 2001

632 Pages | 10 color plates, 303 b/w halftones & line illus.

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195145236

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The Neuron

Cell and Molecular Biology

Third Edition

Irwin B. Levitan, Ph.D. and Leonard K. Kaczmarek, Ph.D.

  • Provides a comprehensive first course in the cell and molecular biology of nerve cells
  • Covers the properties of the many ion channels that shape the way a single neuron generates varied patterns of electrical activity
  • Reviews the molecular factors that induce an undifferentiated cell to become a neuron
  • Concludes with an account of mechanisms thought to underlie the phenomena of learning and memory

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