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Information in the brain : a molecular perspective

Information in the brain : a molecular perspective

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Black, Ira B.
Title Statement
Information in the brain : a molecular perspective / Ira B. Black.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge, Mass. :   MIT Press ,   c1991.  
Physical Medium
xix, 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0262023210 (hc) 0262521881(pb)
General Note
"A Bradford book."  
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-211) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Brain --physiology. Mental Processes --physiology. Molecular Biology. Neurons --physiology. Signal Transduction --physiology. Molecular neurobiology.
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300 ▼a xix, 225 p. : ▼b ill. ; ▼c 24 cm.
500 ▼a "A Bradford book."
504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-211) and index.
650 2 ▼a Brain ▼x physiology.
650 2 ▼a Mental Processes ▼x physiology.
650 2 ▼a Molecular Biology.
650 2 ▼a Neurons ▼x physiology.
650 2 ▼a Signal Transduction ▼x physiology.
650 0 ▼a Molecular neurobiology.

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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS
Preface = xi
Acknowledgments = xvii
Introduction : Problems and Questions = Xxi
Chapter = 1
 A General Introduction to Communicative Symbols = 1
 The Functionalist Paradigm = 1
 Functionlist Fallacy and Muddled Metaphor = 2
 Relationship of Hypothetical Hardware and Software = 4
 Structure and Function : Dynamics of Neural Architecture = 7
 Comnunication, Growth, and Altered Architecture : Emerging Unity = 8
 The Connectionist Program : A Response to Functionalism = 10
 Reductionist Programs = 11
 Structure and Function in Brain and Mind = 13
 Overview = 14
 Communicative Symbols in the Nervous System = 15
 Temporal Dimension and Communicative Symbols = 18
 Molecular Structures and Neural Systems Organization = 19
 Mental Function and Cell Biology = 21
Chapter = 2
 A General Introduction to a Specific Synapse : Definitions and Explanations = 23
 Biosynthesis = 25
 Storage = 29
 Release = 29
 Catecholamine Receptors = 30
 Presynaptic Receptors : Unconventional Communication = 33
 Termination of Catecholamine Action = 34
 Catecholamine Phenotypic Expression = 35
 Coexpression of Catecholaminergic and Peptidergic Phenotypes = 36
 Long-Term Synaptic Change = 37
Chapter = 3
 The Molecules : Transmitters as Prototypes = 43
 Symobolic Function is System Specific = 45
 Properties of Molecular Symbols = 46
 Communicative Functions = 52
 Communicative Symbols and Transducer Molecules = 55
 Enzyme Activation = 56
 Enzyme Induction = 57
Chapter = 4
 From Molecule to Brain Function and Behavior = 61
 Molecular Symbols and The Behavior-Motor Interface = 68
 Form and Content In Behavior = 72
Chapter = 5
 Combinatorial Strategies at the Synapse = 77
 Electrochemical Coding = 79
 Combinatorial Transmitter Storage = 85
 Differential Transmitter Expression and Metabolism = 86
 Combinatorial Systems in the Adrenal Medulla Model System = 92
 Combinatorial Potential in the Brain : Mechanistic Considerations = 95
 Interpretations and Implications = 96
Chapter = 6
 Molecules and Modularity of Brain Function = 101
 Arginine Vasopressin : A Simple Model Molecule = 102
 Polyproteins and Opiate Peptides : POMC = 106
 Other Opiate Polyproteins = 107
 Genomic Organization of Polyproteins = 109
 The Polyprotein Module In Invertebrates = 113
 Some General Considerations = 115
Chapter = 7
 Molecules and Systems : Trophic Interactions = 117
 Ngf, Peripheral Systems, and Function = 119
 Ngf and Systems Relations = 121
 Characteristics of the Ngf Molecule = 122
 Trophic Interactions in the Brain = 123
 Ngf, Acetylcholine, and Memory = 128
 Ngf and Other Brain Systems = 129
 Other Trophic Molecules in the Brain = 129
Chapter = 8
 Modularity of Brain Function : Psychologic, Anatomic, and Molecular Domains = 133
 Modularity in Split-Brain Patients = 134
 Modularity and Disconnection Syndromes = 138
 Disconnection and Modularity in Parkinson'S Disease = 141
 Modularity in Subhuman Primates : Some Molar-Molecular Relationships = 142
 Conclusions = 147
Chapter = 9
 Symbols and Regulatory Biology = 149
 Metazoan Effector Molecules and Neural Function = 151
 Complex Metazoan Forms = 152
 A Parazoan Nervous System? = 153
 Coelenterates and the Conventional Nervous System = 156
 Primitive Systems : Growth and Trophic Function = 157
 Some Implications = 159
Chapter = 10
 Symbols, Self, and Subjectivity = 161
 Psychologic Function = 162
 A Profusion of Levels = 164
 Some Implications = 166
 Self and Subjectibity = 167
 The Frontal Lobes and the Principle Of Reciprocity = 172
 Frontal-Dopaminergic Connections = 175
 Interactions Among Individuals = 180
Glossary = 183
Bibliography = 195
Index = 213


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