Topical Collection "Molecular Research in Neurotoxicology"

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A topical collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This collection belongs to the section "Molecular Toxicology".

Editor

Collection Editor
Dr. G. Jean Harry
Neurotoxicology Group, NIEHS and National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P.O. Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Website: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/atniehs/labs/ntp/nt/index.cfm
E-Mail: harry@niehs.nih.gov
Phone: +1 919 541 0927
Fax: +1 919 541 4611
Interests: neurotoxicants; aging; development; inflammation; oxidative stress; signal transduction; hormones; neuropathology; pharmaceuticals; alternative models

Topical Collection Information

Dear Colleagues,

Alterations in nervous system functioning as a result of environmental factors, pharmaceuticals, genetic variability, and health status remain an issue of concern for human health. Recent advancements have been made in our understanding of common biological processes related to neurotoxicity associated with disease states and age-related or genetic vulnerabilities. These advances have been possible due to the ability to examine molecular aspects underlying neurodevelopment, neurodegeneration, and associated processes of neurotoxicity. The integration of this molecular data into the field of neurotoxicology, as it applies to the broad spectrum of environmental exposure now offers a mechanistic framework for understanding the dynamics of neurotoxicity. Further work on epigenetic mechanisms associated with nervous system functioning, e.g., learning and memory, provide additional mechanisms by which regulation of the nervous system can be altered by environmental exposure or by which events occurring during early life stages can influence responses later in life. This topical collection will focus on the integration of established biological processes and molecular events as they relate to the regulation of cellular and functional changes within the nervous system and how this may contribute to neurotoxicity. The collection will include aspects of neurological and neurodegenerative disease, neurodevelopmental disorders, and specific neurotoxicity from environmental or pharmaceutical agents. We are seeking novel research and/or review articles highlighting 1) the variety of molecular signals and integrated networks that underlie adverse responses in the nervous system, 2) how these alterations in molecular signaling translate to alterations in the structure or function of the nervous system (biochemical, physiology, behavior), 3) molecular events occurring during early life that can shift susceptibility in the adult, 4) epigenetic regulatory events as they contribute to neurotoxicity and 5) contributions to life stage events influencing human health.

Dr. G. Jean Harry
Collection Editor

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Keywords

  • oxidative stress
  • organophosphorus pesticides
  • neuropathy target esterase (nte)
  • animal models
  • transcription factor signaling
  • cell death
  • receptor mediated events
  • neural cell differentiation
  • glia
  • kynurenines
  • quinolinic acid
  • inflammation
  • cytokines
  • heat shock protein 70
  • neurobehavior
  • neuroprotection
  • seizures
  • neurotrophic factors
  • ischemia/hypoxia
  • microglia
  • cyanobacteria
  • heavy metals
  • pharmacological models
  • neurodegeneration
  • ischemia
  • perinatal brain injury
  • neurotoxicants
  • neurodegenerative diseases
  • zinc

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2013  ( 13 papers )


2014
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2014, 15(11), 20607-20637; doi:10.3390/ijms151120607
Received: 16 September 2014; in revised form: 23 October 2014 / Accepted: 30 October 2014 / Published: 10 November 2014
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2014, 15(1), 905-926; doi:10.3390/ijms15010905
Received: 14 October 2013; in revised form: 8 December 2013 / Accepted: 17 December 2013 / Published: 9 January 2014
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2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(12), 24438-24475; doi:10.3390/ijms141224438
Received: 14 October 2013; in revised form: 27 November 2013 / Accepted: 6 December 2013 / Published: 16 December 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(11), 23103-23128; doi:10.3390/ijms141123103
Received: 14 August 2013; in revised form: 8 October 2013 / Accepted: 16 October 2013 / Published: 21 November 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(11), 22163-22189; doi:10.3390/ijms141122163
Received: 30 September 2013; in revised form: 28 October 2013 / Accepted: 28 October 2013 / Published: 8 November 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(11), 22067-22081; doi:10.3390/ijms141122067
Received: 18 September 2013; in revised form: 18 October 2013 / Accepted: 22 October 2013 / Published: 7 November 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(11), 21328-21338; doi:10.3390/ijms141121328
Received: 2 September 2013; in revised form: 2 October 2013 / Accepted: 22 October 2013 / Published: 25 October 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(10), 21021-21044; doi:10.3390/ijms141021021
Received: 23 August 2013; in revised form: 30 September 2013 / Accepted: 1 October 2013 / Published: 18 October 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(10), 19831-19845; doi:10.3390/ijms141019831
Received: 26 August 2013; in revised form: 22 September 2013 / Accepted: 26 September 2013 / Published: 30 September 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(9), 19054-19066; doi:10.3390/ijms140919054
Received: 19 July 2013; in revised form: 8 August 2013 / Accepted: 14 August 2013 / Published: 16 September 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(9), 18284-18318; doi:10.3390/ijms140918284
Received: 3 July 2013; in revised form: 31 July 2013 / Accepted: 9 August 2013 / Published: 5 September 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(8), 16817-16835; doi:10.3390/ijms140816817
Received: 23 July 2013; in revised form: 6 August 2013 / Accepted: 8 August 2013 / Published: 15 August 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(8), 15959-15976; doi:10.3390/ijms140815959
Received: 19 June 2013; in revised form: 25 July 2013 / Accepted: 25 July 2013 / Published: 31 July 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(8), 15286-15311; doi:10.3390/ijms140815286
Received: 11 April 2013; in revised form: 5 July 2013 / Accepted: 8 July 2013 / Published: 24 July 2013
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(7), 13858-13872; doi:10.3390/ijms140713858
Received: 24 May 2013; in revised form: 14 June 2013 / Accepted: 27 June 2013 / Published: 4 July 2013
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Last update: 19 May 2014

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