Formaldehyde and Cognition

Authors: He, Rongqiao

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  • ​First book introduces the function of endogenous formaldehyde in human body
  • Systematically discussing the relationship between endogenous formaldehyde and cognition
  • Suggestions on how to protect cognition from excess endogenous formaldehyde​
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About this book

This book introduces important, new knowledge regarding formaldehyde, especially endogenous formaldehyde, revealing its many key roles in the human body. It reviews the relationship between endogenous formaldehyde and cognition as well as age-related cognitive impairment, by discussing different aspects such as formaldehyde metabolism, its function in the brain, links with epigenetics and neurophysiology, and epidemiological and clinical investigations. The author also provides suggestions on how to prevent cognitive impairment resulting from excess endogenous formaldehyde. This book appeals to all readers who are interested in cognitive science and toxicology.

About the authors

Dr. Rongqiao He is a professor at the State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Science, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is the vice director of the Chinese Society of Space Research for Biology. He serves as an associate editor for Progress in Biochemistry and Biophysics, and as an editorial board member for Biochimica Biophysica Acta-GS. Dr. He’s research focuses on the relationship between the structure and function of neuronal proteins, protein misfolding and neurodegeneration.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Formaldehyde from Environment

    Qu, Meihua (et al.)

    Pages 1-19

  • Metabolism of Formaldehyde In Vivo

    Xiao, Rong (et al.)

    Pages 21-46

  • Formaldehyde Playing a Role in (De)methylation for Memory

    Su, Tao (et al.)

    Pages 47-61

  • Dehydration, Formaldehyde, and Age-Related Cognitive Impairment

    Li, Ting (et al.)

    Pages 63-77

  • The Role of Formaldehyde in Cell Proliferation and Death

    Mo, Weichuan (et al.)

    Pages 79-97

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eBook $169.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-024-1177-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-94-024-1175-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.99
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  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: March 12, 2019
  • ISBN 978-94-024-1503-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Formaldehyde and Cognition
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-024-1177-5
DOI
10.1007/978-94-024-1177-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-024-1175-1
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-1503-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 323
Number of Illustrations
26 b/w illustrations, 20 illustrations in colour
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