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Types[edit]. Neuroglia of the brain shown by ... Glial cells in a rat brain stained with an antibody against GFAP. Different types of neuroglia.


Jun 16, 2017 ... Major types of glial cells in the nervous system. (Image: Blausen.com staff / CC BY 3.0 via Commons.) Microglia. Microglia are the brain's ...


Although glial cells also have complex processes extending from their cell ... (G) A microglial cell from the spinal cord, labeled with a cell-type-specific antibody.


Feb 13, 2017 ... This review will focus on the research of the past decades addressing the role of these four major glial cell types in regard to the function of the ...


He's also the author of The Root of Thought, which explores the purpose and function of glial cells, the most abundant cell type in the brain. Mind Matters editor  ...


Types and Functions of Glia. Astrocyte (Astroglia): Star-shaped cells that provide physical and nutritional support for neurons: 1) clean up brain "debris"; ...


The functions of the nervous system are performed by two types of cells: neurons, ... glial cell: cell in the nervous system that supports and protects neurons ...


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Learn about glia functions in the CNS including, the role of astrocytes, ... Four main types of glia exist, namely astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, ependymal cells and ...