Chapter 3. Morphology of Glial Cells

  1. Alexei Verkhratsky1 and
  2. Arthur Butt2

Published Online: 5 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470517796.ch3

Glial Neurobiology: A Textbook

Glial Neurobiology: A Textbook

How to Cite

Verkhratsky, A. and Butt, A. (2007) Morphology of Glial Cells, in Glial Neurobiology: A Textbook, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470517796.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Manchester, USA

  2. 2

    University of Portsmouth, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015643

Online ISBN: 9780470517796

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Keywords:

  • glial cell morphology;
  • astrocytes;
  • Müller glial cells in retina;
  • Bergmann glial cell and Purkinje neurones;
  • oligodendrocyte and myelinated axons;
  • type III oligodendrocytes in cerebellar peduncles;
  • satellite oligodendrocytes;
  • NG2-glia - multipotent adult neural stem cells;
  • Schwann cells;
  • microglial cells in CNS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Astrocytes

  • Oligodendrocytes

  • NG2 expressing glia

  • Schwann cells

  • Microglia