Microglia and inflammation: impact on developmental brain injuries.

@article{Chew2006MicrogliaAI,
  title={Microglia and inflammation: impact on developmental brain injuries.},
  author={L -J Chew and Asako Takanohashi and Michael J. Bell},
  journal={Mental retardation and developmental disabilities research reviews},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={105-12}
}
Inflammation during the perinatal period has become a recognized risk factor for developmental brain injuries over the past decade or more. To fully understand the relationship between inflammation and brain development, a comprehensive knowledge about the immune system within the brain is essential. Microglia are resident immune cells within the central nervous system and play a critical role in the development of an inflammatory response within the brain. Microglia are critically involved… CONTINUE READING

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