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Oligodendrocytes

Make myelin sheaths inside brain

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Microglia

Have immune system functions

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Astrocytes

Stimulate formation of the blood-brain barrier
Take up neurotransmitters
Assist in immune defenses
Release lactate and synthesize nerve growth factor

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Ependymal cells

Line brain cavities