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Glial cell

Glial cell

(Science: pathology) Specialised cells that surround neurons, providing mechanical and physical support and electrical insulation between neurons.


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Apoptosis in the substantia nigra

... have been described in neurons of the aged human brain. However, the cell death process associated with neuronal senescence remains to be elucidated. ... were markedly shrunken. Fragments of melanized neurons were found in glial cells. Autophagic degeneration or necrosis were not detected in melanized ...

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by MarkHolland
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:03 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Apoptosis in the substantia nigra
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No Clue On This Question

Cell lines like P19 can be induced to differentiate, what are some chemicals that can be used ... which says that: pluripotent P19 cells can be induced to differentiate into neuronal and glial cells if retinoic acid is present. I was wondering if anyone just so happens to know ...

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by FusionVisionary
Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:04 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: No Clue On This Question
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The Fiber Disease

... Although there is strong implication that retinoids regulate Ito cell proliferation and collagen synthesis, results from in vivo studies on ... nerve fiber layer and inner plexiform layer showed weak MT staining. Glial cells in the optic nerve were found to have marked MT staining. The ...

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by London
Sat Dec 02, 2006 9:51 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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brain cancer

i do not think so vic. as i know, cancer cells can not back to its normal structure, the normal cells. to make someone heal ... back again. in this case, the brain cancer, cancer is not only begin from the glial cell(s) but also from other cells such as meningens,Schwann cells. but commonly ...

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by baikuza
Fri Aug 04, 2006 8:34 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: brain cancer
Replies: 17
Views: 6873

brain cancer

I don't think that brain cells can undergo cancerous stage, because they're mass of neurons which are so specialized so they can't undergo cell reproduction...:lol: so, we're talking about glial cells...:lol: I think that's what they're calling brain cancer..well, I think with ...

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by victor
Fri Aug 04, 2006 4:51 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: brain cancer
Replies: 17
Views: 6873
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