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Published: 19 August 2015

600 Pages | b/w illus.

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

ISBN: 9780199773893

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The Neuron

Cell and Molecular Biology

Fourth Edition

Irwin B. Levitan and Leonard K. Kaczmarek

  • 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.
  • Full color figures throughout and exclusive additional online content with animations, tables, and text.

New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly revised and expanded new edition.
  • Full color figures appear throughout the text.
  • Access to new and exclusive online content including full color figures, animations, tables, and text.
  • The first section of the book, which deals with neuronal excitability, has been reorganized to make it more readable for those students with less background in physical sciences.

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