astroglia


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tissue consisting of large stellate neuroglial cells

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In an astroglia rich cell culture the ethanolic Gynostemma pentaphyllum extract caused within 48h of cultivation increased protein and activity levels of the anti-oxidative enzymes manganese superoxide dismutase (Mn-SOD) and glutathione peroxidase (GPx).
Kortikal organizasyon, noroaksonal iletisim ve sinaptik plastisitede ciddi etkinligi olan astroglia ve mikroglialarin islevlerinde gorulen fonksiyonel problemler, otizmin etyolojisinde ileri surulen olasi noronal disfonksiyon mekanizmalarindan biridir.
The side effects stem instead from the drug's action on astroglia, passive support cells long believed to play second fiddle to active neurons.
Glial tubes are composed of a special type of astroglia that expresses the marker of mature CNS astrocytes [glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP)] and also contain the cytoskeletal proteins vimentin and nestin.
Prion protein expression differences in microglia and astroglia influence scrapie-induced neurodegenration in the retina and brain of transgenic mice.
Dehydroepiandrosterone, pregnenolone and sex steroids down-regulate reactive astroglia in the male rat brain after a penetrating brain injury.
Differential ability of astroglia and neuronal cells to accumulate lead: dependence on cell type and on degree of differentiation.