Molecular bases of neurodegeneration, 2005



Publisher: Research Signpost in Kerala, India

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Nervous system -- Degeneration -- Molecular aspects,
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases -- genetics,
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases -- pathology,
  • Blood-Brain Barrier -- physiopathology,
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders -- genetics,
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders -- pathology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditors, Italia Di Liegro, Giovanni Savettieri.
ContributionsLiegro, Italia Di., Savettieri, Giovanni.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC365 .M63 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16247595M
ISBN 108177362615
LC Control Number2006438548

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