Microglia

Nice article presented in Nature outlining some of the new knowledge in regards to Microglia. These have been the focus of research by researchers at Johns Hopkins Neuroimmunopathology Laboratory in regards to autism here … http://www.neuro.jhmi.edu/neuroimmunopath/autism.htm.Microglia: The constant gardeners

Once thought to be passive sentinels, microglia now seem to be crucial for pruning back neurons during development.

Virginia Hughes – 30 May 2012

http://www.nature.com/news/microglia-the-constant-gardeners-1.1073
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