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Brain Pathol. 1990 Sep;1(1):2-5.

Microglia: immune network in the CNS.

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Center for Neurologic Diseases, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.


In recent years much progress has been made toward a better understanding of the nature and function of microglial cells. This review summarizes new developments and attempts to provide a perspective for future avenues to take in microglial research. Microglia are considered to play an active role in a variety of neurological diseases. Their function in forming a network of immune competent cells within the CNS is discussed.

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