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Glycobiology and the brain

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurochemistry.,
  • Glycoconjugates.,
  • Brain -- Pathophysiology.,
  • Neuropharmacology.,
  • Glycoconjugates -- metabolism.,
  • Brain -- metabolism.,
  • Carbohydrates -- metabolism.,
  • Alzheimer"s Disease -- metabolism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by M. Nicolini and P.F. Zatta.
    SeriesPergamon studies in neuroscience ;, no. 10
    ContributionsNicolini, M., Zatta, Paolo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP356.3 .G59 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1412255M
    ISBN 100080422837
    LC Control Number93021168

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Joubert-Caron and D. Bladier --Gangliosides and brain development / H. Rösner --Glycoconjugates and anionic sites in the blood-brain barrier / A.W. Basic information as well as the latest developments in neural glycobiology are discussed.

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