astroglia

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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
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The detoxification of cumene hydroperoxide by the glutathione system of cultured astroglial cells hinges on hexose availability for the regeneration of NADPH.
Astroglial and cognitive effects of chronic cerebral hypoperfusion in the rat.
This project aims to investigate the role of astroglial Cx30 in ripples activity and the physiological and molecular mechanisms involved.
GFAP is a protein found in the astroglial cytoskeleton and can be used to measure the glial response following TBI.
At increased concentrations, S100B may have a neurotoxic effect by inducing apoptosis, causing the release of proinflammatory cytokines as well as nitric oxide from astroglial cells, and contributing to oxidative stress (1, 33, 34, 37).
PML, caused by the John Cunningham (JC) virus, results from lytic infection of predominantly astroglial cells.
Giovanni Marsicano of INSERM in France said that with these experiments in mice, "we have found that the starting point for this phenomenon - the effect of marijuana on working memory - is the astroglial cells".
With these experiments in mice, "we have found that the starting point for this phenomenon -- the effect of marijuana on working memory -- is the astroglial cells," said Giovanni Marsicano of INSERM in France.
Some specific subjects explored are thermal stress and adipokine expression, central nervous system roles for adipokines in neuroendocrine and autonomic function, and the astroglial leptin receptors and obesity.
The neuroprotective antioxidant ALA induces detoxification enzymes in cultured astroglial cells.
Astroglial reaction during the early phase of acute lead toxicity in the adult rat brain.