Chapter

Receptors for Neurotransmitters and Hormones

Helmut Kettenmann and Christian Steinhäuser

in Neuroglia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195152227
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199865024 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0010
                      Receptors for Neurotransmitters and Hormones

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter focuses on the receptors expressed by different types of glial cells for neurotransmitters and hormones. Topics discussed include astrocytes (e.g., ionotropic glutamate receptors, metabotropic glutamate receptors, gamma-aminobutyric acida receptors), oligodendrodcytes (e.g., glutamate receptors, ionotropic gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors, purinergic receptors), and Schwann cells.

Keywords: glial cells; astrocytes; oligodendrodcytes; Schwann cells

Chapter.  11736 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.