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glial cell

[′glē·əl ‚sel]
(neuroscience)
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Dalton, Guidance of glial cell migration and axonal growth on electrospun nanofibers of poly-e-caprolactone and a collagen/poly-e-caprolactone blend.
Cholinesterase plays a nonenzymatic role in the proliferation of glial cells (48,49), and it is possible that physostigmine affects structural aspects of the cholinesterase molecule in a manner different from that of chlorpyrifos or chlorpyrilos oxon; further study will be needed to characterize any such effect.
Both groups have found a gene, called glial cells missing, or gcm, that turns on briefly in most of the developing nerve cells that become glia.
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Scientists from University of Montreal and McGill University's Montreal Neurological Institute have discovered that glial cells, which normally protect neurons in the retina can also kill them, resulting in vision loss and blindness.
These agents block the release of the excitotoxins, glutamic and aspartic acid, from glial cells in the brain, a process that occurs after a stroke or head injury.
The adult mammalian retina consists of six types of neurons and a Muller glial cell.
Unvaccinated challenged cranes had glial cell aggregates in both the brain and brain stem areas, and this was not observed in vaccinated challenged cranes or in vaccinated unchallenged cranes.
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.
By adding a special protein substance that protects nerves called glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor, the team discovered the stem cells can continuously proliferate in vitro.
They address studying the neural development of the fly, recording and imaging, and studying its behavior, and molecular, genetic, electrophysiological, optical imaging, behavioral, and developmental methods to examine cell-fate specification, cell morphogenesis, neural connectivity, neuronal and glial cell processes, and strategies to mark and manipulate cells.
SLC022 is an orally administered glial cell modulator that has shown efficacy in well-established preclinical pain models.