Experimental Organism Astrocytosis

Known as: ASTROCYTOSIS, Astrogliosis, Gemistocytosis 
Reactive astrocytic proliferation often associated with degenerative, inflammatory or neoplastic changes in the central nervous system.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
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2012
Reactive astrogliosis is characterized by a profound change in astrocyte phenotype in response to all CNS injuries and diseases… (More)
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2010
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2010
Reactive astrocytosis develops in many neurologic diseases, including epilepsy. Astrocytotic contributions to pathophysiology are… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Most strokes are covert and observed incidentally on brain scans, but their presence increases risk of overt stroke and dementia… (More)
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2008
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2008
Peptide amphiphile (PA) molecules that self-assemble in vivo into supramolecular nanofibers were used as a therapy in a mouse… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Reactive astrocytosis occurs prominently in response to all forms of CNS injury or disease. The functions of reactive astrocytes… (More)
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2001
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2001
Glycogen synthase kinase-3beta (GSK-3beta) has been postulated to mediate Alzheimer's disease tau hyperphosphorylation, beta… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Damage to the central nervous system (CNS) results in a glial reaction, leading eventually to the formation of a glial scar. In… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Virtually any neurological disorder leads to activation of resident microglia and invasion of blood-borne macrophages, which are… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Although atrophic changes have been well described following traumatic brain injury (TBI) in humans, little is known concerning… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Cytokines are now recognized to play important roles in the physiology of the central nervous system (CNS) during health and… (More)
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