A cell surface antigen expressed by astrocytes and their precursors.

@article{Szigeti1993ACS,
  title={A cell surface antigen expressed by astrocytes and their precursors.},
  author={Vilma Szigeti and Robert H. Miller},
  journal={Glia},
  year={1993},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={20-32}
}
Increasing evidence suggests that astrocytes of the mammalian CNS are a heterogeneous population of cells that express a number of common characteristics. In most cases, astrocytes or their precursors contain a class of intermediate filaments, composed in large part of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP). While the expression of GFAP immunoreactivity is… CONTINUE READING