Special Issue: Neurobiology

In this Special Issue of The FEBS Journal, Neurobiology, you can find an informative collection of review articles that explore different aspects of the broad field of neuroscience—from neurodevelopment, physiology, and memory formation to neurodegenerative diseases.
Special Issue: Neurobiology

The brain is the organ that orchestrates the whole body. To do so, neurons and glia in different brain regions have evolved to be highly specialized and are regulated by diverse receptors and neuro- and gliotransmitters. Some of the features of the brain, including a protective brain–blood barrier, high-energy demand, and electrical activity, mean that neurons and astrocytes are uniquely diverse components of tissue that vary greatly even across brain regions.  In the latest Special Issue of The FEBS Journal, Neurobiology, you will find 19 review articles that cover different aspects of the broad field of neuroscience—from neurodevelopment, physiology and memory formation to the mechanisms underlying the development of neurodegenerative diseases.

We wish to thank the authors for their excellent contributions to this Special Issue, and we hope that our readers will find these reviews interesting and informative.

On the cover: A 3D illustration of a neural network in the human nervous system, credited to Andrii Vodolazhskyi (Shutterstock, ID 536377753).

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