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Astrocytes

Known as: Astroglias, Astrocyte, Astroglia 
The largest and most numerous neuroglial cells in the brain and spinal cord. Astrocytes are irregularly shaped with many long processes, including… Expand
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2020
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2020
The blood–brain barrier (BBB) is one of the most complex and selective barriers in the human organism. Its role is to protect the… Expand
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2020
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2020
Ischemic stroke, which accounts for 75–80% of all strokes, is the predominant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The… Expand
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2019
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2019
Astrocyte-neuron interactions protect neurons from iron-mediated toxicity. As dopamine can be metabolized to reactive quinones… Expand
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2018
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2018
Astrocytes have been generally believed to perform mainly homeostatic and supportive functions for neurons in the central nervous… Expand
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2017
Review
2017
Depression is a chronic, recurring, and serious mood disorder that afflicts up to 20% of the global population. The monoamine… Expand
Review
2009
Review
2009
Astrocytes are specialized glial cells that outnumber neurons by over fivefold. They contiguously tile the entire central nervous… Expand
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2005
Review
2005
For decades, astrocytes have been considered to be non-excitable support cells of the brain. However, this view has changed… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Astrocytes are the major glial cell within the central nervous system (CNS) and have a number of important physiological… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Glutamate, released at a majority of excitatory synapses in the central nervous system, depolarizes neurons by acting at specific… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
NEUROTRANSMITTER released from neurons is known to signal to neighbouring neurons and glia1–3 Here we demonstrate an additional… Expand