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Interaction of Glial Cells with Monocytes

Ingo Bechmann and Robert Nitsch

in Neuroglia

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Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195152227
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199865024 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0023
                      Interaction of Glial Cells with Monocytes

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This chapter begins with a brief overview of the different brain phagocyte populations in regard to the kinetics of their permanent supplementation by blood-derived precursors. It then provides a timely view of how (astro)glial cells regulate the local adoption of invading antigen-presenting cells (APCs).

Keywords: brain phagocytes; glial cells; antigen-presenting cells; macrophage

Chapter.  9579 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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