Eva M Lavado

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We have recently reported that albumin, a serum protein present in the developing brain, stimulates the synthesis of oleic acid by astrocytes, which promotes neuronal differentiation. In this work,(More)
We have shown recently that the presence of albumin in astrocytes triggers the synthesis and release of oleic acid, which behaves as a neurotrophic factor for neurons. Thus, oleic acid promotes(More)
Albumin is an important serum protein that under normal circumstances is not present in the brain. However, during development, under hypoxia, or after breakdown of the blood-brain barrier, albumin(More)
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