Ion channels: The anionic influence

  title={Ion channels: The anionic influence},
  author={Darran Yates},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
Recent studies have uncovered a role for astrocytes in the pathophysiology of Rett syndrome, most cases of which are linked to mutations in methyl-CpG-binding protein 2 (MECP2). A new study shows that microglial dysfunction may also have an important role in this disorder. Transplantation of wild-type murine bone marrow into male Mecp2 mice that had… CONTINUE READING