Astrocytes in (patho)physiology of the nervous system

Vladimir Parpura, Philip G Haydon

Astrocytes, Nervous system, Pathophysiology, Nervous system, Cytopathology, Astrocytes, physiology, Central Nervous System, physiology, Central Nervous System, physiopathology, Cytology, Nervous system, Neurobiology, Neurosciences, HEALTH & FITNESS, Diseases, Nervous System (incl. Brain, MEDICAL, Neurology, Sciences de la vie, Biomédecine.



Astrocyte Heterogeneity or Homogeneity? -- Neural Stem Cells Disguised as Astrocytes -- Neurotransmitter Receptors in Astrocytes -- Specialized Neurotransmitter Transporters in Astrocytes -- Connexin Expression (Gap Junctions and Hemichannels) in Astrocytes -- Regulation of potassium by glial cells in the centralnervous system -- Energy and Amino Acid Neurotransmitter Metabolism in Astrocytes -- Calcium ion signaling in astrocytes -- Astrocytes in Control of the Biophysical Properties of Extracellular Space -- Structural association of astrocytes with neurons and vasculature: Defining territorial boundaries -- Synaptic Information Processing by Astrocytes -- Mechanisms of transmitter release from astrocytes -- Release of Trophic Factors and Immune Molecules from Astrocytes -- Molecular approaches for studying astrocytes -- The tripartite synapse -- Glia-derived D-serine and synaptic plasticity -- Purinergic signaling in astrocyte function and interactions with neurons -- Astrocyte control of blood flow -- A Role for Glial Cells of the Neuroendocrine Brain in the Central Control of Female Sexual Development -- Physiological and Pathological Roles of Astrocyte-mediated Neuronal Synchrony -- Role of Ion Channels and Amino-Acid Transporters in the Biology of Astrocytic Tumors -- Connexins and pannexins: Two gap junction families mediating glioma growth control -- The Impact of Astrocyte Mitochondrial Metabolism on Neuroprotection During Aging -- Alexander Disease: A Genetic Disorder of Astrocytes -- Role of Astrocytes in Epilepsy -- Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Primary Astrocytopathy.