Microglial immunophenotype in dementia with Alzheimer's pathology

Published on Dec 1, 2016in Journal of Neuroinflammation5.7
· DOI :10.1186/s12974-016-0601-z
Thais Minett19
Estimated H-index: 19
(University of Cambridge),
John Classey3
Estimated H-index: 3
(University of Southampton)
+ 7 AuthorsMrc Cfas10
Estimated H-index: 10
Background Genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease imply that inflammation plays a causal role in development of the disease. Experimental studies suggest that microglia, as the brain macrophages, have diverse functions, with their main role in health being to survey the brain parenchyma through highly motile processes.
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