Neuroscience: Glia — more than just brain glue

@article{Allen2009NeuroscienceG,
  title={Neuroscience: Glia — more than just brain glue},
  author={N. J. Allen and B. Barres},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={457},
  pages={675-677}
}
  • N. J. Allen, B. Barres
  • Published 2009
  • Computer Science, Medicine, Biology
  • Nature
  • Glia make up most of the cells in the brain, yet until recently they were believed to have only a passive, supporting role. It is now becoming increasingly clear that these cells have other functions: they make crucial contributions to the formation, operation and adaptation of neural circuitry. 
    625 Citations
    Glia: Regulating Synaptogenesis from Multiple Directions
    • 5
    Astrocytes as Mediators of Integration Processes in the Brain
    Signaling in the Brain: In Search of Functional Units
    • Rosa Cao
    • Computer Science
    • Philosophy of Science
    • 2014
    • 11
    Role of glia in developmental synapse formation
    • N. J. Allen
    • Biology, Medicine
    • Current Opinion in Neurobiology
    • 2013
    • 70
    Diversity of astrocyte functions and phenotypes in neural circuits
    • 477
    Astrocyte Diversity: Current Insights and Future Directions
    • 5
    Astrocytes in the Mammalian Brain
    • 1

    References

    SHOWING 1-8 OF 8 REFERENCES
    Signaling between glia and neurons: focus on synaptic plasticity
    • 297
    The Mystery and Magic of Glia: A Perspective on Their Roles in Health and Disease
    • 1,035
    • PDF
    The astrocyte odyssey
    • 489
    Glial cell biology in Drosophila and vertebrates
    • 215
    • PDF
    Axon-glial signaling and the glial support of axon function.
    • 565
    • PDF
    Astrocyte control of synaptic transmission and neurovascular coupling.
    • 1,143
    • PDF
    Barres are in the Department of Neurobiology
    • Barres are in the Department of Neurobiology
    e-mails: njallen@stanford.edu; barres@stanford.edu FURTHER READING
    • e-mails: njallen@stanford.edu; barres@stanford.edu FURTHER READING