Ependymal cell

Known as: Ependymal Cells, Ependymocyte 
A cell that forms the lining of the fluid-filled spaces in the brain and spinal cord. It is a type of glial cell.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Multiciliated epithelial cells, called ependymal cells, line the ventricles in the adult brain. Most ependymal cells are born… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Several distinct cell types in the adult central nervous system have been suggested to act as stem or progenitor cells generating… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Neurons are continuously generated from stem cells in discrete regions in the adult mammalian brain. We found that ependymal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Spinal cord injury often results in permanent functional impairment. Neural stem cells present in the adult spinal cord can be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Human brain tumor stem cells have been enriched using antibodies against the surface protein CD133. An antibody recognizing CD133… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Ependymal cells on the walls of brain ventricles play essential roles in the transport of CSF and in brain homeostasis. It has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Ependymal cells of the adult mammalian spinal cord exhibit stem/progenitor cell properties following injury. In the present study… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Homologues of the Musashi family of RNA-binding proteins are evolutionarily conserved across species. In mammals, two members of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
New neurons are continuously added in specific regions of the adult mammalian central nervous system. These neurons are derived… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Membrane water transport is critically involved in brain volume homeostasis and in the pathogenesis of brain edema. The cDNA… (More)
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