Chapter 3 – Cellular Components of Nervous Tissue

@inproceedings{Hof2013Chapter3,
  title={Chapter 3 – Cellular Components of Nervous Tissue},
  author={Patrick R. Hof and Grahame J Kidd and Javier DeFelipe and J. S. De Vellis and Miguel A. Gama Sosa and Gregory A Elder and Bruce D Trapp},
  year={2013}
}
Several types of cellular elements are integrated to constitute normally functioning brain tissue. The neuron is the communicating cell, and many neuronal subtypes are connected to one another via complex circuitries, usually involving multiple synaptic connections. Neuronal physiology is supported andmaintained by neuroglial cells, which have highly diverse and incompletely understood functions. These include myelination, secretion of trophic factors, maintenance of the extracellular milieu… Expand
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