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Neuroscience: The brain's garbage men

Item Type:Editorial
Title:Neuroscience: The brain's garbage men
Creators Name:Kettenmann, H.
Abstract:Microglial cells, the immune elements of the brain, are activated in disease or following injury. New findings indicate how these cells are switched on to remove damaged cells and cellular debris.
Keywords:Adenosine Triphosphate, Brain Diseases, Cell Death, Cell Movement, Microglia, Phagocytosis, Purinergic P2 Receptors, Uridine Diphosphate, Animals, Mice
Source:Nature
ISSN:0028-0836
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group (U.K.)
Volume:446
Number:7139
Page Range:987-989
Date:26 April 2007
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1038/nature05713
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