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CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Glial cells make up a large fraction of human nervous system cells, with numbers exceeding those of neurons by a factor of ten, depending on the brain structure studied.
The number of glial cells in the three fields of each slice was randomly selected from 5 slices, recorded, and the mean was calculated.
NF-[kappa]B is crucial for glial cell function and regulates many genes, which encode important protein players involved in immune function and inflammation [37].
To evaluate the response of the nerve cells in-vitro study was done, glial cells were used for this purpose.
Postmortem studies in mood disorders indicate altered numbers of neurons and glial cells. Biol.
Hence, we investigated the ability of plasmin to activate central nervous system glial cells via PAR1 in an effort to identify key cellular events and highlight potential therapeutic targets.
Thus, immediate electrical and neurochemical events post-SCI activate pain-mediating substance transmission in synaptic clefts between neurons and glial cells (see Figure 2).
It is becoming clear that future therapies may need to be tailored for specific types of glial cells."
Attenuation of cochlear damage from noise trauma by an iron chelator, a free radical scavenger and glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor in vivo.
The translocator protein acts as a marker for the activity of glial cells. Images combining PET and MRI scans showed that healthy people had less translocator protein in their brains than did people with chronic back pain (SN Online: 1/13/lS).