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No doubt the insects gain an edge from their trusty glial cells.
Loggia explains, 'While upregulation of TSPO is a marker of glial activation, which is an inflammatory state, animal studies have suggested that the protein actually limits the magnitude of glial response after its initiation and promotes the return to a pain-free, pre-injury status.
The sections were stained for S-100 protein, glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP), cytokeratin, and microtubule-associated protein.
The research team decided to determine if human glial cells might provide the human brain with unique capabilities by seeing what happened when these cells were allowed to co-exist with the normal nerve cells of mice.
Characterisation of the diagnostic window of serum glial fibrillary acidic protein for the differentiation of intracerebral haemorrhage and ischaemic stroke.
The glial components of the SO ventral zone that were vimentin-positive correspond to ventral glia limitans (Fig.
The spindle and oval cells stained positively with glial fibrillary acidic protein (Figure 3) and vimentin.
In 2008, Solace expanded its glial cell modulator program by identifying next-generation, novel leads with attractive drug properties.
Glial cells are the most numerous cells in the human brain, but for many years, they have attracted little scientific attention.
Max Hietala of Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden, and colleagues examined neuronal and glial markers present in the cerebrospinal fluid of amateur boxers directly after a fight and again after a 3-month break from boxing.
Also disclosed are methods of selectively inhibiting the proliferation of malignant cells compared to non-malignant cells in a mixed population of malignant and non-malignant cells and of inhibiting the growth of a malignant tumor, such as a glial tumor, in a mammalian subject.
Amgen halted tests of GDNF, shorthand for glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor drug, on 48 patients last year after more than a year of tests.
Microscopically, a severe nonsuppurative meningoencephalitis was characterized by generalized gliosis, scattered glial nodules, and perivascular lymphoplasmaeytic cuffing.
Glial tumors, representing 65% of all primary central nervous system (CNS) tumors, are the most common primary brain tumor in adults and arise from glial cells (Bozik & Gilbert, 1994).