Astrocytes—Friends or foes in multiple sclerosis?

@article{Williams2007AstrocytesFriendsOF,
  title={Astrocytes—Friends or foes in multiple sclerosis?},
  author={Anna C. Williams and Gabri{\`e}le Piaton and Catherine Lubetzki},
  journal={Glia},
  year={2007},
  volume={55}
}
In multiple sclerosis (MS), the presence of demyelinating plaques has concentrated researchers' minds on the role of the oligodendrocyte in its pathophysiology. Recently, with the rediscovery of early and widespread loss of axons in the disease, new emphasis has been put on the role of axons and axon‐oligodendrocyte interactions in MS. Despite the fact that, in 1904, Müller claimed that MS was a disease of astrocytes, more recently, astrocytes have taken a back seat, except as the cells that… 

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