Archive for May, 2013

    Microglia, Polydendrocytes, Ependymal cells, and the Embryonic Neural Tube

    May 31, 2013

    Microglia are macrophages in the brain. Macrophages are the immune cells in the blood and other parts of the body. …Read the Rest

    Glia, Astrocytes, Oligodendrocytes, and Schwann Cells

    May 20, 2013

    Glia have a close relationship with neurons but this relationship has not been fully understood. Glia are essential partners to …Read the Rest

    Synapses, Gap Junctions, and Glia: Their Structures, Functions, and Features

    May 13, 2013

    Synapses are the regions between the terminal of an axon and the receptors on other cells. Neurotransmitters can bring the …Read the Rest

    Neurotransmitters and Their Functions

    May 6, 2013

    There are different types of neurotransmitters. For example, glutamate (glu) is involved in the excitation of the central nervous system …Read the Rest

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