Microglial Cells

Microglia are the resident macrophages of the brain, comprising 10-20% of all glial cells. They have active functions similar to those of other tissue macrophages, including phagocytosis, antigen presentation, and the production of cytokines, eicosanoids, complement components, excitatory amino acids (glutamate), proteases, and oxidative radicals. The antigenic plasticity of certain microglial populations, the cross-reactivity of the antibodies for microglia and other tissue macrophages, and the lack of a fully microglia-specific antibody argue for a monocytic derivation of these cells. However, a direct lineage relationship between microglia and myelomonocytic will be debated until quantitative and qualitative differences in the expression of some cell surface proteins common to both cell types and in their functions can be evidenced.

Adult Dyslexia

Adult Dyslexia

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