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Astrocytes in (Patho)Physiology of the Nervous System - Parpura, Vladimir (Editor), and Haydon, Philip G (Editor)
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Astrocytes were the original neuroglia that Ramon y Cajal visualized in 1913 using a gold sublimate stain. This stain targeted intermediate filaments that we now know consist mainly of glial fibrillary acidic protein, a protein used today as an astrocytic marker. Cajal described the morphological diversity of these cells with some ast- cytes surrounding neurons, while the others are intimately associated with vasculature. We start the book by discussing the heterogeneity of astrocytes using contemporary tools and by calling ...

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Astrocytes in (Patho)Physiology of the Nervous System 2008, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387794914

2009 edition

Hardcover