Presynaptic Pathology After Acute Brain Injury

Murdoch, Iain (1999) Presynaptic Pathology After Acute Brain Injury. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This thesis addresses presynaptic pathology after acute brain injury. The integrity of presynaptic terminals after human head injury is not known and there are inconsistent reports regarding the sensitivity of presynaptic terminals in animal models of acute brain injury. Using a range of presynaptic markers, including high affinity nicotinic receptors and proteins specifically located within the nerve terminal, the question of presynaptic terminal integrity was studied in human postmortem material and compared to that in animal models of acute brain injury.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Deborah Dewar
Keywords: Neurosciences
Date of Award: 1999
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1999-74527
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 17:56
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 17:56
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74527

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