Neurobiology of the Locus Coeruleus

Neurobiology of the Locus Coeruleus

by Charles D. Barnes, Pompeiano O.

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Neurobiology of the Locus Coeruleus

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ISBN-13: 9780080862132
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/21/1991
Series: ISSN , #88
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 639
File size: 24 MB
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Neurochemicals in the dorsal pontine tegmentum

Chapter 2: Noradrenergic locus coeruleus neurons: their distant connections and their relationship to neighboring (including cholinergic and GABAergic) neurons of the central gray and reticular formation

Chapter 3: Physiological properties and afferent connections of the locus coeruleus and adjacent tegmental neurons involved in the generation of paradoxical sleep in the cat

Chapter 4: Afferent regulation of locus coeruleus neurons: anatomy, physiology and pharmacology

Chapter 5: Noradrenergic innervation of somatosensory thalamus and spinal cord

Chapter 6: Efferent projections of different subpopulations of central noradrenaline neurons

Chapter 7: Pontospinal transmitters and their distribution

Chapter 8: The projections of locus coeruleus neurons to the spinal cord

Chapter 9: Ultrastructural aspects of the coeruleo-spinal projection

Section II. Properties of Locus Coeruleus Neurons

Chapter 10: Single-unit and physiological analyses of brain norepinephrine function in behaving animals

Chapter 11: Synaptic potentials in locus coeruleus neurons in brain slices

Chapter 12: Developmental aspects of the locus coeruleus-noradrenaline system

Chapter 13: GABAA and GABAB receptors and the ionic mechanisms mediating their effects on locus coeruleus neurons

Chapter 14: Mechanisms of opioid actions on neurons of the locus coeruleus

Chapter 15: Afferent effects on locus coeruleus in opiate withdrawal

Chapter 16: Angiotensin II and the locus coeruleus

Chapter 17: Vasopressin immunoreactive fibers and neurons in the dorsal pontine tegmentum of the rat, monkey and human

Chapter 18: Responses of locus coeruleus neurons to neuropeptides

Chapter 19: Pharmacology of locus coeruleus spontaneous and sensory-evoked activity

Chapter 20: Selective effects of DSP-4 on locus coeruleus axons: are there pharmacologically different types of noradrenergic axons in the central nervous system?

Section III. Noradrenergic Influences on Target Neurons

Chapter 21: Autoradiography of adrenoceptors in rat and human brain: α-adrenoceptor and idazoxan binding sites

Chapter 22: Actions of norepinephrine in the cerebral cortex and thalamus: implications for function of the central noradrenergic system

Chapter 23: Noradrenergic and locus coeruleus modulation of the perforant path-evoked potential in rat dentate gyrus supports a role for the locus coeruleus in attentional and memorial processes

Chapter 24: Actions of norepinephrine in the rat hippocampus

Chapter 25: The cerebellar norepinephrine system: inhibition, modulation, and gating

Chapter 26: Norepinephrine effects on spinal motoneurons

Chapter 27: Second messenger-mediated actions of norepinephrine on target neurons in central circuits: a new perspective on intracellular mechanisms and functional consequences

Section IV. Control of Motor and Sensory Systems

Chapter 28: Central noradrenergic neurons: the autonomic connection

Chapter 29: Descending noradrenergic influences on pain

Chapter 30: Locus coeruleus control of spinal motor output

Chapter 31: Responses of locus coeruleus neurons to labyrinth and neck stimulation

Chapter 32: Locus coeruleus and dorsal pontine reticular influences on the gain of vestibulospinal reflexes

Chapter 33: Noradrenergic agents into the cerebellar anterior vermis modify the gain of vestibulospinal reflexes in the cat

Chapter 34: Effects of GABAergic and noradrenergic injections into the cerebellar flocculus on vestibulo-ocular reflexes in the rabbit

Section V. Locus Coeruleus Influences on Higher Functions and Plasticity

Chapter 35: Discharge of noradrenergic locus coeruleus neurons in behaving rats and monkeys suggests a role in vigilance

Chapter 36: Electrophysiological evidence for the involvement of the locus coeruleus in alerting, orienting, and attending

Chapter 37: The role of noradrenergic locus coeruleus neurons and neighboring cholinergic neurons of the pontomesencephalic tegmentum in sleep-wake states

Chapter 38: Effects of local pontine injection of noradrenergic agents on desynchronized sleep of the cat

Chapter 39: Facilitation of learning consecutive to electrical stimulation of the locus coeruleus: cognitive alteration or stress-reduction?

Chapter 40: Plasticity of sensory responses of locus coeruleus neurons in the behaving rat: implications for cognition

Chapter 41: Axonal sprouting of noradrenergic locus coeruleus neurons following repeated stress and antidepressant treatment

Chapter 42: Adrenergic regulation of visuocortical plasticity: a role of the locus coeruleus system

Chapter 43: Regulation of the development of locus coeruleus neurons in vitro

Chapter 44: Alterations in the locus coeruleus in dementias of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease

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