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Microglia

Known as: perivascular glial cell, Set of microglial cells, Small glial cell 
The third type of glial cell, along with astrocytes and oligodendrocytes (which together form the macroglia). Microglia vary in appearance depending… Expand
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The dynamics of CNS function rely upon omnidirectional communication among CNS cell types. Extracellular vesicles (EVs) have… Expand
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2019
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Microglia, being the resident immune cells of the central nervous system, play an important role in maintaining tissue… Expand
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2019
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2019
Microglia are resident macrophages of the central nervous system and significantly contribute to overall brain function by… Expand
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2019
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2019
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder afflicting ~65 million people worldwide. It is caused by aberrant synchronized firing of… Expand
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2018
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2018
Neuroinflammation is a common feature in neurodegenerative diseases and strategies to modulate neuroinflammatory processes are… Expand
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2018
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2018
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) are neurodegenerative diseases that overlap in their… Expand
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2018
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2018
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune and neurodegenerative disorder characterized by chronic inflammation, demyelination, as… Expand
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2011
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2011
Microglial cells are the resident macrophages in the central nervous system. These cells of mesodermal/mesenchymal origin migrate… Expand
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2007
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2007
Mounting evidence indicates that microglial activation contributes to neuronal damage in neurodegenerative diseases. Recent… Expand
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1996
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1996
The most characteristic feature of microglial cells is their rapid activation in response to even minor pathological changes in… Expand
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