Microglia-mediated neuroinflammation is an amplifier of virus-induced neuropathology

  title={Microglia-mediated neuroinflammation is an amplifier of virus-induced neuropathology},
  author={Jayasri Das Sarma},
  journal={Journal of NeuroVirology},
  • J. D. Sarma
  • Published 1 April 2014
  • Biology
  • Journal of NeuroVirology
Microglia, the major resident immune cells in the central nervous system (CNS) are considered as the key cellular mediators of neuroinflammatory processes. In the past few years, microglial research has become a main focus in cellular neuroimmunology and neuroinflammation. Chronic/remitting neurological disease such as multiple sclerosis (MS) has long been considered an inflammatory autoimmune disease with the infiltration of peripheral myelin-specific T cells into the CNS. With the rapid… 

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