Tanycytes

Known as: Ependymal astrocyte, Ependymoglial cell, Tanycyte 
Specialized ependymal cell that has elongated cell body and processes to the outer surface of the CNS and HYPOTHALAMUS. Found principally in the… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Leptin secreted by adipocytes acts on the brain to reduce food intake by regulating neuronal activity in the mediobasal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Emerging evidence suggests that new cells, including neurons, can be generated within the adult hypothalamus, suggesting the… (More)
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2013
Review
2013
Tanycytes, glial-like cells that line the third ventricle, are emerging as components of the hypothalamic networks that control… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Increasing evidence suggests that neurogenesis occurs in the postnatal and adult mammalian hypothalamus. However, the identity… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Tanycytes are highly specialized ependymal cells that form a blood-cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) barrier at the level of the median… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Adult hypothalamic neurogenesis has recently been reported, but the cell of origin and the function of these newborn neurons are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The ventromedial hypothalamus is involved in regulating feeding and satiety behavior, and its neurons interact with specialized… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The brain plays a vital role in the regulation of food intake, appetite and ultimately body weight.Neurons in the hypothalamic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The median eminence is one of the seven so-called circumventricular organs. It is located in the basal hypothalamus, ventral to… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Tanycytes are bipolar cells bridging the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to the portal capillaries and may link the CSF to… (More)
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