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May 1, 2002

ChannelopathiesChannelopathies of the Nervous System

Author Affiliations
 

Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorDavid H.MorseMS, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media

 

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by Michael R. Rose and Robert C. Griggs, 347 pp, with illus, $95, ISBN 0-7506-4507-5, Boston, Mass, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001.

JAMA. 2002;287(17):2290-2291. doi:10.1001/jama.287.17.2290-JBK0501-2-1

Anyone who thinks that a cell membrane does nothing more than envelop and contain cytoplasm, nucleus, and organelles will find Channelopathies of the Nervous System compelling reading. Through text, schematics, micrographs, tables, and mathematical formulations, including the venerable Nernst equation, the contributors to this multiauthored text dissect and anatomize the molecular biology and genetics of the cell membrane.

"The essential basis for nervous system function is the ability to conduct electrical impulses . . . ," according to editors Michael R. Rose and Robert C. Griggs, who write:

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