astroglia


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astroglia

[ə′sträg·lē·ə]
(neuroscience)
Neuroglia composed of astrocytes.
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In parallel, induction of superoxide dismutase (SOD) and glutathione peroxidise (GPx) by the ethanolic Gynostemma pentaphyllum extract was analyzed in a primary astroglia rich cell culture.
The new findings aren't the first to suggest astroglia had been given short shrift.
The role of astroglia in Pb-exposed adult rat brain with respect to glutamate toxicity.
Most proteins considered as biomarkers to date are derived from astroglia or neurons.
Under traditional basis, neuroinflammation comprises activation of microglia and astroglia, with further expression of cytokines and chemokines often associated with disease-, trauma-, and toxicant-induced damage to the CNS (O'Callaghan et al.