Microglia Are Crucial to Pruning Neurons During Early Development

microglia-in-brain

Microglia are brain cells, who’s spider-like resting state was somewhat mysterious until Axel Nimmerjahn, biophysicist at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, began to try and figure out what exactly they did. Microglia are part of the immune system and are particularly sensitive.

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