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

P. S. Spencer, H. H. Schaumburg

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Abstract

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
Volume70
Issue numberSUPPL. 100
StatePublished - 1984

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Nervous System
Myelin Sheath
Neuroglia
Neurons
Muscles
Membranes

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  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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An expanded classification of neurotoxic responses based on cellular targets of chemical agents. / Spencer, P. S.; Schaumburg, H. H.

In: Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, Vol. 70, No. SUPPL. 100, 1984, p. 9-19.

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Spencer, P. S. ; Schaumburg, H. H. / An expanded classification of neurotoxic responses based on cellular targets of chemical agents. In: Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 1984 ; Vol. 70, No. SUPPL. 100. pp. 9-19.
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