Extensively updated, revised and illustrated this unique introductory text presents a molecular account of the structure, function and development of the brain and nervous systems. This book describes the latest research in neurobiology made possible by modern molecular biology techniques. The author synthesizes this new knowledge and demonstrates how an understanding at the molecular level can contribute towards a theory of the brain in health and disease.
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From published reviews of the previous editions:
"This is one of those essential books that come along from time to time. It should be read by all biologists interested in the nervous system and especially by neuroscientists and pharmacologists." TIPS
"a timely and enjoyable introduction to molecular neurobiology." TINS
"This book is a triumph of clarity of thought, expression and presentation." BRAIN
"?provides an excellent primer, both to neuroscience students and researchers who want an introduction to molecular biology, and to molecular biologists who want an introduction to neuroscience." QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY
"A well-illustrated, well-written undergraduate text on neurobiology." HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
"?an interesting, well-written text" THES
"Excellent starting point for the synthesis of structural elements." BIOCHIMIE
This thoroughly revised and updated new edition of C.U.M. Smith's 1996 text gives an account of the molecular biology of the brain as it stands at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
While retaining the overall structure of the second edition, this new edition incorporates:
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"...an excellent primer for the understanding of the fascinating aspects of brain structure, function and dysfunction at the molecular level..." (Jnl of Chemical Neuroanatomy, Vol.26, No.1, 2003)
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Descrizione libro Wiley, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0471960799
Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0471960799