Neural stem cells: Guardians of the brain

Gianvito Martino, Stefano Pluchino

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Toll-like receptors participate in the inflammatory response and are now shown to act in neural precursor cells to regulate adult hippocampal neurogenesis. The dialogue between inflammatory components and neural precursor cells might have important consequences for central nervous system homeostasis and repair.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1031-1034
Number of pages4
JournalNature Cell Biology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2007


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  • Cell Biology

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