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9 KNES 462 ©FK ‘08 3 KNES 462 glia--greek means glue Glial Cells 50x the amount of glial cells as compared to other shit. • 10-50 times more glial cells than neurons in the CNS. Known functions:
– structural support (‘scaffolding’ during development)
Insulation (oligodendrocytes & Schwann cells form myelin sheath)
scavenging (microglial cells)
Guiding neuron migration during development
Contribute to the ‘blood-brain barrier’
nutritive function remove debris after injury or deatho f nueron
-direct the out ﬂow od dentrites
oone of the obsticles that id hard to efﬁciently medicate the brain 10 KNES 462 ©FK ‘08 shwa...
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