General References

Annual Reviews, Inc. publishes yearly volumes in several scientific disciplines. Art icles relevant to neurobiology are commonly found in: Annual Review of Neuroscience, Annual Review of Physiology, Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure, Annual Review of Biochemistry, and Annual Review of Cell Biology.

(***) {} Current Opinion in Neurobiology publishes monthly issues, each organized around a particular theme. Articles are brief and emphasize recent findings. (***) {} Hall, J.W. (ed.) An Introduction to Molecular Neurobiology. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer, 1992. (**)

Handbook of Physiology. Volumes published periodically by the American Physiological Society. Those on neurophysiology and cardiovascular physiology contain advanced material on topics covered in this book. Articles often require advanced knowledge of biology, chemistry, and mathematics. (***)-(****)

Hille, B. Ionic Channels of Excitable Membranes, 3rd ed. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer

Associates, 2001. (***) Kandel, E.R., Schwartz, J.H., and Jessell, T.M. (eds) Principles of Neural Science, 4th ed. New York: Elsevier, 2000. (***) Katz, B. Nerve, Muscle and Synapse. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966. (***) Levitan, I.B., and Kaczmarek, L.K. The Neuron, Cell and Molecular Biology. New

York: Oxford University Press, 1991. (**) Matthews, G.G. Introduction to Neuroscience. Malden, MA: Blackwell Science, 2000. A study guide for students of neuroscience, with practice exam questions. (*) {} Matthews, G.G. Neurobiology: Molecules, Cells, and Systems, 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Science, 2001. Covers the material of this book and many other aspects of general neurobiology. (*) {} Physiological Reviews is a periodical published by the American Physiological Society. Articles are usually long and comprehensive reviews of a special topics, and issues frequently include coverage of cellular and molecular neurobiology. (***) {} Scientific American publishes well-illustrated reviews written primarily for a general readership. These articles often provide a good starting point for further reading. (*) {} Trends in Neurosciences presents brief, up-to-date reviews on very specific topics. Again, these articles are usually good starting points for more in-depth reading. Other "Trends in . . ." series (Trends in Biochemical Sciences, Trends in Cell Biology, and Trends in Pharmacological Sciences) sometimes include articles of interest to neurobiologists. (***) {}

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