astroglia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to astroglia: neuroglia
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.astroglia - tissue consisting of large stellate neuroglial cellsastroglia - tissue consisting of large stellate neuroglial cells
glia, neuroglia - sustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system; glial and neural cells together compose the tissue of the central nervous system
astrocyte - comparatively large neuroglial cell
References in periodicals archive ?
They discovered that AKT2 is found exclusively in astroglia, the supportive, star-shaped cells in the brain and spinal cord that are often impacted by brain cancer and brain injury.
Table Schizophrenia biomarkers Genetic Neuroimaging-structural Neuroimaging-functional Neuroimaging-spectroscopic Neuroimaging-tractographic Neuroinflammation Oxidative and nitrosative stress Neuropiasticity Apoptosis Neurochemistry Neurophysiology Neurocognition Auto-antibodies Connectomics Neuroendocrine Neuromotor Sensory integration Language and speech pathologies Microbiome Neurologic soft signs Minor physical anomalies Neuropharmacologic Neuronal integrity Microglia, astroglia, and Oligodendroglia Laterality shift Acoustic Visual and retinal pathologies Sexual functions Mortality Postmortem histopathology Metabolomics Suicide predictors Homicide predictors Aggressive behavior Addictions Comorbid physical illness Comorbid psychiatric illness
As an illustration it was recently discovered that astroglia could promote oligodendrogenesis via secreted molecules (Jiang et al.
Functional properties of neurons derived from in vitro reprogrammed postnatal astroglia.
Experimental autoimmune panencephalitis and uveoretinitis transferred to the Lewis rat by T lymphocytes specific for the S100 beta molecule, a calcium binding protein of astroglia.
Dehydroepiandrosterone, pregnenolone and sex steroids down-regulate reactive astroglia in the male rat brain after a penetrating brain injury.
IL action on blood-brain barrier may induce the expression of other inflammatory mediators produced by microglia and astroglia.
Zhang, "Tetrahydroxystilbene glucoside improves neurotrophic factors release in cultured astroglia," CNS & Neurological Disorders--Drug Targets, vol.
The technique gives researchers a tool to look at diseased human brain cells, including specialized nerve cells called astroglia, which play a critical role in ALS progression.
Astroglia as metal depots: molecular mechanisms for metal accumulation, storage and release.