Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation

Modeling Fragile X Syndrome

Editors: Denman, Robert B. (Ed.)

  • Comprehensive overview on the molecular basis of fragile X syndrome
  • First book to cover all models used to investigate fragile X syndrome
  • Includes state-of-of the art approaches like epigenetics
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Introduction.-Probing Astrocyte Function in Fragile X Syndrome.- Neural Stem Cells.- Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein (FMRP) and the Spinal Sensory System.– The Role of the Postsynaptic Density in the Pathology of the Fragile X Syndrome.- Behavior in a Drosophila model of Fragile X.- Molecular and Genetic Analysis of the Drosophila Model of Fragile X Syndrome.- Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein and Stem Cells.- Manipulating the Fragile X Mental Retardation Proteins in the Frog.- Exploring the Zebra finch Taeniopygia gutta as a Novel Animal Model for the Speech-language Deficit of Fragile X Syndrome.- Neuroendocrine Alterations in the Fragile X Mouse.- Taking STEPs forward to understanding Fragile X Syndrome.- Fmr-1 as an Offspring Genetic and a Maternal Environmental Factor in Neurodevelopmental Disease.- Mouse Models of the Fragile X Premutation and the Fragile X Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome.- Clinical Aspects of the Fragile X Syndrome.- Fragile X Syndrome: A Psychiatric Perspective.- Fragile X Syndrome and Targeted Treatment Trials.- The Fragile X-associate Tremor Ataxia Syndrome.- Vignettes: Models in Absentia.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Introduction: Reminiscing on Models and Modeling

    Denman, Robert B.

    Pages 1-12

  • Probing Astrocyte Function in Fragile X Syndrome

    Jacobs, Shelley (et al.)

    Pages 15-31

  • Neural Stem Cells

    Castrén, Maija

    Pages 33-40

  • Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein (FMRP) and the Spinal Sensory System

    Price, Theodore J. (et al.)

    Pages 41-59

  • The Role of the Postsynaptic Density in the Pathology of the Fragile X Syndrome

    Kindler, Stefan (et al.)

    Pages 61-80

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Modeling Fragile X Syndrome
Editors
  • Robert B. Denman
Series Title
Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation
Series Volume
54
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-21649-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-21649-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-21648-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-27010-9
Series ISSN
0080-1844
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 392
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