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Astrocytes also known collectively as astroglia, are characteristic star-shaped glial cells in the brain and spinal cord. The proportion of astrocytes in the brain is  ...


General information about astrocyte cells (astroglia). Links to general biology resources, and astrocyte specific resources.


Astrocytes (literally 'star-like cells') are the most numerous and diverse neuroglial cells in the CNS. While most neuroscientists think they know what an astrocyte ...


Dec 10, 2009 ... Astrocytes are specialized glial cells that outnumber neurons by over fivefold. They contiguously tile the entire central nervous system (CNS) ...


astrocytes. Star-shaped connective tissue cells of the nervous system that link nerve cells to blood vessels and, by wrapping round brain capillaries, help to form ...


Astrocytes are often referred to, and historically have been regarded as, support cells of the mammalian CNS. Work over the last decade suggests otherwise, ...


This video describes the structure and function of astrocytes. By Matt Jensen.


Learn about astrocytic tumor, and how the experts at Florida Hospital can help patients diagnosed with this brain tumor.


Nervous system: Astrocytic tumors, Authors: Anne Marie Capodano. Published in: Atlas Genet Cytogenet Oncol Haematol.