Category Archives: immunology

Astrocytes found to have a direct role in brain plasticity.


Astrocytes are the most abundant glial cells in the central nervous system and are involved in many roles in the brain including composing the blood-brain barrier, provision of nutrients to neurons, maintenance of extracellular ion balance, and damage repair to name a few.  Even though many new roles for astrocytes have been identified recently they are still sometimes overlooked as

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