astroglia


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Related to astroglia: neuroglia
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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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To work towards this goal, this project tests the transplantation of immature astroglia in chronic SCI.
For example, we know an important class of glial cells known as astroglia can directly regulate the activity of hypothalamic nerve circuits that control reproduction and blood pressure, demonstrating precedence for a critical contribution of astroglia to the regulation of key body processes.
They reported the ultrastructural axon, astroglia and oligodendroglia degeneration, and edema in the myelin.
On the other hand, GFAP is a marker of astrocytes and published studies about the effect of rabies on astroglia are scarce; research has focused mainly on neurons, because viral particles have only been found sporadically within the glial cells.
Like the brain, the retina contains neurons, astroglia, microglia, and a blood barrier.
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.
Coyle, "Partial peripheral nerve injury leads to activation of astroglia and microglia which parallels the development of allodynic behavior," Glia, vol.
Gascon et al., "Directing astroglia from the cerebral cortex into subtype specific functional neurons," PLoS Biology, vol.
SERMs can reduce brain inflammation by acting on astroglia via ER[alpha] or ER[beta].
Kasparov, "Astroglia as a cellular target for neuroprotection and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders," Glia, vol.
Neurological symptoms arise because of lead-induced alteration in the permeability of the blood-brain barrier and subsequent accumulation of lead in the astroglia (2, 8).