Formaldehyde and Cognition

  • Rongqiao He

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Meihua Qu, Jing Lu, Rongqiao He
    Pages 1-19
  3. Rong Xiao, Rongqiao He
    Pages 21-46
  4. Ting Li, Tong Ge, Rongqiao He
    Pages 63-77
  5. Weichuan Mo, Rongqiao He
    Pages 79-97
  6. Xiumei Wang, Rongqiao He
    Pages 191-207
  7. Min Qiang, Tao Su, Beibei Wu, Rongqiao He
    Pages 245-270
  8. Tao Su, Rongqiao He
    Pages 271-295
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 297-323

About this book


This book introduces important, new knowledge regarding formaldehyde, especially endogenous formaldehyde, revealing its many key roles in the human body. It reviews the relationship between endogenous formaldehyde and cognition as well as age-related cognitive impairment, by discussing different aspects such as formaldehyde metabolism, its function in the brain, links with epigenetics and neurophysiology, and epidemiological and clinical investigations. The author also provides suggestions on how to prevent cognitive impairment resulting from excess endogenous formaldehyde. This book appeals to all readers who are interested in cognitive science and toxicology.


Formaldehyde cognitive impairment epigenetics learning and memory neurodegeneration

Authors and affiliations

  • Rongqiao He
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Science, Institute of BiophysicsChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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