Immune function of microglia

@article{Aloisi2001ImmuneFO,
  title={Immune function of microglia},
  author={Francesca Aloisi},
  journal={Glia},
  year={2001},
  volume={36}
}
  • F. Aloisi
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Glia
During the past decade, mechanisms involved in the immune surveillance of the central nervous system (CNS) have moved to the forefront of neuropathological research mainly because of the recognition that most neurological disorders involve activation and, possibly, dysregulation of microglia, the intrinsic macrophages of the CNS. Increasing evidence indicates that, in addition to their well‐established phagocytic function, microglia may also participate in the regulation of non specific… Expand
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