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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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2018
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2018
The blood–brain barrier (BBB) is a continuous endothelial membrane within brain microvessels that has sealed cell-to-cell… Expand
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2018
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2018
Astrocytes are key active elements of the brain that contribute to information processing. They not only provide neurons with… Expand
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2018
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2018
Astrocytes have long been regarded as essentially unexcitable cells that do not contribute to active signaling and information… Expand
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2017
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2017
Astrocytes, the most abundant glial cells in the mammalian brain, are critical regulators of brain development and physiology… Expand
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2017
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2017
Astrocytes are the most populous glial subtype and are critical for brain function. Despite this, historically there have been… Expand
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2017
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2017
The importance of (micro)vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) in aging cannot be overemphasized… Expand
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2017
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2017
Astrocytes constitute approximately 30% of the cells in the mammalian central nervous system (CNS). They are integral to brain… Expand
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2017
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2017
Neuropathic pain resulting from damage or dysfunction of the nervous system is a highly debilitating chronic pain state and is… Expand
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2017
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2017
Glial cells, consisting of microglia, astrocytes, and oligodendrocyte lineage cells as their major components, constitute a large… Expand
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2016
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2016
Astrocytes are the major glial cell of the central nervous system (CNS), providing both metabolic and physical support to other… Expand
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