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Flashcards in supporting cells and pigments and inclusions Deck (12):
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Primary supportive cell type of the CNS

Astrocyte

2

Myelin-producing cell type of the CNS

Oligodendrocyte

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CNS scavenger cell type

Microglia

4

CSF-producing cell type

Ependymal cell

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Myelin-producing cell type of the peripheral nervous system (PNS)

Schwann cells

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What type of intercellular connections are responsible for maintaining the integrity of the blood-brain barrier?

Tight junctions

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What proteins are commonly used to identify astrocytes?

Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) and glutamine synthetase

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Process or disease associated with Lipofuscin granules

Aging

9

Process or disease associated with Depletion of neuromelanin in substantia nigra and Lewy bodies

Parkinson disease

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Process or disease associated with Negri bodies

Rabies

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Process or disease associated with Amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles

Alzheimer disease

12

Process or disease associated with Cowdry type A inclusion bodies

Herpes simplex encephalitis