Regulation of brain microglia by female gonadal steroids.


Microglial cells are the primary mediators of the CNS immune defense system and crucial for shaping inflammatory responses. They represent a highly dynamic cell population which is constantly moving and surveying their environment. Acute brain damage causes a local attraction and activation of this immune cell type which involves neuron-to-glia and glia-to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2014.02.018


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