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Triggering the brain's pathology sensor

Item Type:Editorial
Title:Triggering the brain's pathology sensor
Creators Name:Kettenmann, H.
Abstract:Microglia, the brain's intrinsic immune cells, rapidly sense brain injury and help clear cellular debris. Haynes et al. now show that P2Y12 receptors are critical for activating microglia and directing them to the site of injury.
Keywords:Brain, Brain Diseases, Brain Injuries, Microglia, Purinergic P2 Receptors, Purinergic P2Y12 Receptors, Animals
Source:Nature Neuroscience
ISSN:1097-6256
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group (U.K.)
Volume:9
Number:12
Page Range:1463-1464
Date:December 2006
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1038/nn1206-1463
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