Brain Cells

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Outline Of Neuroscience - Nervous System - Glial Cells
... Glial cells, commonly called neuroglia or glia, are supportive cells that maintain homeostasis, form myelin, and provide support and protection for the brain's ... Microglia Astrocyte Oligodendrocyte (CNS) vs Schwann cell (PNS) Nervous system (TA A14, GA 9) Central nervous system Meninges Spinal cord Brain Rhombencephalon Medulla ...
Samuel Weiss
... Weiss and graduate student Brent Reynolds found cells in the brains of mice that divided to produce new cells ... They claimed that they successfully isolated stem cells and got them to divide and multiply in a lab dish ... The success of this experiment suggested that stem cells could be coaxed into producing new cells to replace damaged or destroyed brain cells ...
Post-traumatic Epilepsy - Pathophysiology
... For unknown reasons, trauma can cause changes in the brain that lead to epilepsy ... In the period between a brain injury and onset of epilepsy, brain cells may form new synapses and axons, undergo apoptosis or necrosis, and experience altered ... Blood that gathers in the brain after an injury may damage brain tissue and thereby cause epilepsy ...

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