Understanding Glial Cells by Juan M. Lara, Almudena Velasco, Concepción Lillo, David

By Juan M. Lara, Almudena Velasco, Concepción Lillo, David Jimeno, José Aijón (auth.), Bernardo Castellano Ph.D., Berta González Ph.D., Manuel Nieto-Sampedro Ph.D. (eds.)

Understanding Glial Cells is a suite of chosen works provided through Spanish study groups on the institution and consolidation of the Spanish Glial community in February 1997. all the work's 4 major sections, I) Morphology and Ontogeny, II) Molecular and Biochemical homes, III) Involvement in harm and Regeneration, and IV) Glia in Pathology, covers cutting-edge study because it pertains to glial phone biology. inside each one of those sections, person chapters introduce readers to complex subject matters, current study effects, and direct them to similar examine.
Understanding Glial Cells isn't really a uncomplicated textual content masking user-friendly subject matters yet is intended for readers with a pre-existing curiosity within the box. the amount is mainly fitted to researchers, clinicians, and teachers in neurobiology, neurology or neuropathology, who are looking to enhance their realizing of glial cells. furthermore, clinical and graduate scholars will locate Understanding Glial Cells an invaluable reference quantity.

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Murray, M. (1982) A quantitative study of regenerative sprouting by optic axons in goldfish. J. Compo Neurol. 209:352-362. S. A. R Cronly-Dillon (1989) Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) from goldfish: its localisation in visual pathway. Glia 2: 189-200. E. G. D. H. Shevinsky (1983) In vitro protein synthesis in the goldfish retinotectal pathway during regeneration: evidence specific axonal proteins of retinal origin in the optic nerve. 1. Neurochem. 41:1137-1142. L. F. Webster (1991) The fine structure of the nervous system.

More recently, Marcus and Easter (1995) have studied the development of GF AP immunoreactive cells in the early zebrafish embryo. , 1997). , 1993). This glial region is located below the pial surface, ventrally to the cerebellar crest and medial, ventral and lateral to the lateral recess of the fourth ventricle that extends ventrally as a blind sac. The adjacent pial surface possesses coarse collagen fibers that are strongly PAS-positive. Electron microscopy shows that the specialized glial region is mostly composed of an accumulation of ependymal and subependymal astroglia cells containing large amounts of gliofilaments (fig.

Prominent Vim-ir processes are associated with the large veins of dorsal tegmentum. Other regions practically lack vimentin. GFAP is very abundant in ependyma of the tegmental midline and torus semicircularis, and in ependymal cells and subependymal glial cells of the stratum album centrale and stratum periventriculare of the optic tectum and their proximal processes. In the medial region of the optic tectum, GFAP immunoreactivity is mainly found in ependymocytes, but in lateral regions it is found in subependymal glia cells while ependymal cells practically lack this immunoreactivity.

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