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Neuroscience: The brain's garbage men

Official URL:https://doi.org/10.1038/nature05713
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Creators Name:Kettenmann, H.
Journal Title:Nature
Journal Abbreviation:Nature
Volume:446
Number:7139
Page Range:987-989
Date:26 April 2007
Keywords:Adenosine Triphosphate, Brain Diseases, Cell Death, Cell Movement, Microglia, Phagocytosis, Purinergic P2 Receptors, Uridine Diphosphate, Animals, Mice
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.
ISSN:0028-0836
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group (U.K.)
Item Type:Editorial

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