Alternatively Activated Macrophages in Spinal Cord Injury and Remission: Another Mechanism for Repair?

@article{Shin2013AlternativelyAM,
  title={Alternatively Activated Macrophages in Spinal Cord Injury and Remission: Another Mechanism for Repair?},
  author={Taekyun Shin and Meejung Ahn and Changjong Moon and Seungjoon Kim and Ki-Bum Sim},
  journal={Molecular Neurobiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={47},
  pages={1011-1019}
}
Tissues within the central nervous system (CNS) have generally been regarded as immunologically privileged. However, in recent decades, it has been shown that immune reactions in the CNS continuously occur via various types of inflammation following autoimmune diseases and mechanical insults such as spinal cord injury (SCI). Among the various inflammatory… CONTINUE READING