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  • noun Plural form of astrocyte.

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Examples

  • This includes the involvement of glial cells, called astrocytes, in processing toxins in the brain.

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  • Diamond wanted to see if there were more of the glial cells known as astrocytes and oligodendrocytes in Einstein's brain.

    Einstein's Brain Unlocks Some Mysteries Of The Mind

  • This includes the involvement of glial cells, called astrocytes, in processing toxins in the brain.

    New Suspect In Gulf War Syndrome

  • Treatment of brain cells called astrocytes, with the Indian curry spice, curcumin (turmeric) has been found to increase expression of the glutathione S-transferase and protect neurons exposed to oxidant stress.

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  • Specialized cells called astrocytes possess many small branches, which form a barrier between the capillary endothelium and the neurons of the brain.

    Distribution of toxicants in the body

  • Changes to some of the star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes may play a role in depression, a new study finds.

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  • Changes to some of the star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes may play a role in depression, a new study finds.

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  • In their tests on rats, the researchers found that morphine triggers brain cells called astrocytes to produce a protein called CCL5, which activates factors that suppress HIV infection in immune cells.

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  • In their tests on rats, the researchers found that morphine triggers brain cells called astrocytes to produce a protein called CCL5, which activates factors that suppress HIV infection in immune cells.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Among the glia are star-shaped cells called astrocytes-the particular focus of this research.

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