An expanded classification of neurotoxic responses based on cellular targets of chemical agents

P. S. Spencer, H. H. Schaumburg

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We propose an interim classification of neurotoxic substances based on their cellular and sub-cellular targets in the nervous system. These sites are: The neuron (including excitable membrane, transmitter systems, and structural integrity), glial cells and myelin, nervous system vasculature, and muscle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-19
Number of pages11
JournalActa Neurologica Scandinavica
Issue numberSUPPL. 100
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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