Transgenic mice with increased astrocyte expression of IL-6 show altered effects of acute ethanol on synaptic function.

A growing body of evidence has revealed that resident cells of the central nervous system (CNS), and particularly the glial cells, comprise a neuroimmune system that serves a number of functions in the normal CNS and during adverse conditions. Cells of the neuroimmune system regulate CNS functions through the production of signaling factors, referred to as… (More)