In 1990, it was suggested that glial cells
might express molecular oscillators, which are based on the clock protein PER.
The GL is composed of many olfactory glomeruli, which are round, consisting of a layer of small neurons and glial cells
. Under light microscopy, normal microglia (Mig) appeared long or triangular, the chromatin was evenly distributed, the nucleus had a coloring deep, and there were a few thick and short protrusions.
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The structure of the perineuronal sheath of satellite glial cells
(SGCs) in sensory ganglia.
However, at 24 hours the floating mass of glial cells
had a shrivelled appearance (Figure 3(d)) and flow cytometric analysis indicated 22% of cells were apoptotic (Figure 5).
The Role of Glial Cells
in SCI-Induced Neuropathic Pain
Most experts agree that in order to keep your glial cells
functioning optimally, you should adopt strategies designed to promote overall brain health.
Dose--response analysis of individual chemicals in the reconstituted glial cell
Jill James, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and her colleagues report that the neuronal and glial cell
toxicity of methylmercury and ethylmercury (as dosed via thimerosal) are both mediated by the depletion of the antioxidant peptide glutathione.
These investigators grew embryonic stem cells in culture and added factors to encourage these cells to develop into oligodendrocytes, the type of glial cell
responsible for making the myelin sheath that coats axons in the central nervous system (CNS).
Furthermore, these observations provide evidence that calcein AM can be used to preferentially label the sheath, in particular the glial cell
cytosol, in contrast to previous markers of glial cell
nuclei, providing a significant new method for evaluating glial-axonal interactions in the living preparation.
A research team from Anhui University of Chinese Medicine in China conducted their study on rats to verify the relationship between acupuncture, neurotrophic factor expression and brain cell structural changes and found that the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and glial cell
line-derived neurotrophic factor also increased in the ventral tegmental area following acupuncture.