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Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes [electronic resource]

  • Danek, Adrian. editor.
  • 2005
Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes [electronic resource]
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes[electronic resource] / edited by Adrian Danek.
  • Author
    Danek, Adrian., editor.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    XVIII, 288 p. : online resource.
  • Contents Note
    Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes: What Links Red Blood Cells and Neurons? -- Clinical Context -- The Differential Diagnosis of Neuroacanthocytosis: An Overview -- Acanthocytes and Disorders of Lipoprotein Metabolism -- Levine-Critchley Syndrome of Neuroacanthocytosis: A Clinical Review -- Chorea-Acanthocytosis with the Ehime-Deletion Mutation -- McLeod Syndrome: A Clinical Review -- Autosomal-Dominant Chorea-Acanthocytosis: Report of a Family and Neuropathology -- Acanthocytes in Pantothenate Kinase Associated Neurodegeneration -- Diagnostic Test for Neuroacanthocytosis: Quantitative Measurement of Red Blood Cell Morphology -- Differential Diagnosis of Serum Creatine Kinase Elevation -- Organ Involvement -- Pathology of Neuroacanthocytosis and of Huntington?셲 Disease -- Cognitive and Neuropsychiatric Findings in McLeod Syndrome and in Chorea-Acanthocytosis -- Epilepsy in Neuroacanthocytosis -- Sleep Features in Chorea-Acanthocytosis -- Neuromuscular Findings in Eight Italian Families with Neuroacanthocytosis -- Cardiac Involvement in the Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes -- Basic Science -- Erythrocyte Membrane Abnormalities in Neuroacanthocytosis: Evidence for a Neuron-Erythrocyte Axis? -- Erythrocyte Membrane Anion Exchange Abnormalities in Chorea-Acanthocytosis: the Band 3 Network -- The Spectrum of Mutations and Possible Function of the CHAC Gene -- Immunohematology of the Kell and KX Blood Group Systems -- C. Elegans as a Disease Model for Neuroacanthocytosis -- The Kell Blood Group Protein, its Relation to XK and its Function as an Endothelin-3-Converting Enzyme -- Endothelins as Basal Ganglia Transmitters -- Substrates for Transglutaminase-Catalyzed Cross-Linking: Relevance to Pathogenesis of Huntington?셲 Disease and Chorea-Acanthocytosis -- Huntington?셲 Disease Animal Models: What Lessons Can Be Learned for Research on Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes? -- Motor Deficits as Biomarkers in Huntington?셲 Disease: Perspectives for Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes -- Treatment -- Treatment Options in Huntington?셲 Disease -- Is Surgical Treatment an Option for Chorea-Acanthocytosis? -- The Potential for Gene Therapy of Neurodegenerative Disorders -- Summary -- Research Agenda in Neuroacanthocytosis.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine.
    Human genetics.
    Neurosciences.
    Biomedicine.
    Neurosciences.
    Human Genetics.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9781402028977
  • ISBN
    9781402028984
  • Language
    English