Neuroglia

For many years glia, the most numerous cells of the nervous system, were viewed as rather passive 'housekeeping units' providing a suitable environment for the neurons where the action took place. In recent years, major advances have shown that glia play crucial roles in many aspects of br...

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Main Author: Kettenmann, Helmut
Other Authors: Ransom, Bruce R.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2005, 2005
Edition:2nd ed
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:For many years glia, the most numerous cells of the nervous system, were viewed as rather passive 'housekeeping units' providing a suitable environment for the neurons where the action took place. In recent years, major advances have shown that glia play crucial roles in many aspects of brain function and dysfunction
Item Description:Previous ed.: 1995
Physical Description:xix, 601 p. ill
ISBN:9780199865024
0199865027