Hidden progenitors replace microglia in the adult brain

Ethan G. Hughes, Dwight E. Bergles

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Microglia are highly dynamic components of the innate immune system. In this issue of Neuron, Elmore etal. (2014) report that global depletion of microglia triggers mobilization of latent microglial progenitors throughout the CNS, resulting in rapid repopulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)253-255
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 16 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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