Birth, life and death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra /

Explores the life cycle of dopaminergic neurons from their birth to death, the cause of Parkinson's disease, the second most common and disabling condition in the elderly population. This work reviews the mechanisms by which alterations cause neuronal death, therapeutic approaches and the evide...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Springer Complete
Other Authors: Di Giovanni, Giuseppe., Di Matteo, Vincenzo., Esposito, Ennio.
Format: eBook
Published: Wien ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
Series:Journal of neural transmission. Supplementum ; 73.