Neuroscience: Glia — more than just brain glue

@article{Allen2009NeuroscienceG,
  title={Neuroscience: Glia — more than just brain glue},
  author={Nicola J Allen and Ben A Barres},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={457},
  pages={675-677}
}
neurons? The defining characteristic of a neuron is its ability to transmit rapid electrical signals in the form of action potentials. All other neural cells that lack this property are categorized into a broad class termed glia. Neurons are arranged in networks (circuits), and communicate with each other via specialized intercellular adhesion sites called… CONTINUE READING