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Glia, Astrocytes, Oligodendrocytes, and Schwann Cells

Glia have a close relationship with neurons but this relationship has not been fully understood. Glia are essential partners to neurons and may influence many functions including neuronal and metabolic activities, neurotransmitter kinetics, as well as the blood flow. Glial … Continue reading

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Central Nervous System Communication: Neurons and Glia

Central Nervous System Communication: Neurons and Glia   Cells/structures Types Functions Features Neurons Sensory neurons Transform physical energy -> sense messages -> the brain Compose the afferent tracts of the nervous system Motor neurons Transmit information from the brain -> … Continue reading

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