astroglia

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astroglia

[ə′sträg·lē·ə]
(neuroscience)
Neuroglia composed of astrocytes.
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Rather, they wanted to learn why receptors that respond to both THC and signals naturally produced in the brain are found on astroglial cells.
Zhang and Marsicano now show that mice lacking CB1Rs only on astroglial cells of the brain are protected from the impairments to spatial working memory that usually follow a dose of THC.
Park J, Choi K, Jeong E, Kwaon D, Benveniste EN and C Choi Reactive oxygen species mediate chloroquine induced expression of chemokines by human astroglial cells.
In this tissue, cells expressing neuronal and astroglial markers appeared, together with a marked ependymal proliferation, showing nestin-positivity.
Astroglial differentiation of cortical precursor cells triggered by activation of the cAMP-dependent signaling pathway.
For example, tau (4-6), neuron-specific enolase, and B-type neurotrophic growth factor (7-9) have been reported as neuronal markers of stroke, and astroglial protein S-100b (7,10,11) and glial fibrillary acidic protein (12) have been described as glial markers of stroke.
Microvessel density is a prognostic indicator for patients with astroglial brain tumors.
The data indicate that dissolution of brain amyloid produces a partial recovery of cerebral damage to neuronal and astroglial cells.
Plasma concentrations of the astroglial protein S-100b, a cytosolic calcium-binding protein, have been found to correlate with the extent of tissue damage (infarct volume) and neurologic outcome (6, 7).
NGF content in culture medium of astroglial cells was determined by ELISA using affinity purified anti NGF polyclonal antibody (Yabe and Yamada.
Widespread, variably intense [Beta]III staining was present in the cytoplasm of overt astroglial phenotypes with multipolar fibrillary processes (Figure 2, a through f), in large "ganglioid" astroglial cells with prominent nucleoli and fibrillary cell processes (Figure 2, f), and in small anaplastic cells resembling "primitive" glioblasts (Figure 2, g).