Chapter 4 Excitotoxin-mediated neuron death in youth and old age

@inproceedings{Olney1990Chapter4E,
  title={Chapter 4 Excitotoxin-mediated neuron death in youth and old age},
  author={John W. Olney},
  year={1990}
}
Publisher Summary Additional advances have been made in understanding the neurotoxic (excitotoxic) properties of Glu. Several receptor subtypes that mediate Glu excitotoxicity have been delineated, drugs with anti-excitotoxic actions have been identified, and evidence for the potential complicity of excitotoxins in neurodegenerative disorders has begun to unfold. This chapter reviews evidence for such complicity and considers the possibility that neuronal vulnerability to excitotoxic injury may… CONTINUE READING