Chapter 3. Microvascular Influences on Progenitor Cell Mobilization and Fate in the Adult Brain

  1. Prof. Dr. Rolf Dermietzel2,
  2. Prof. Dr. David C. Spray3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Maiken Nedergaard4
  1. Christina Lilliehook and
  2. Steven A. Goldman

Published Online: 31 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611225.ch3

Blood-Brain Barriers: From Ontogeny to Artificial Interfaces, Volume 1

Blood-Brain Barriers: From Ontogeny to Artificial Interfaces, Volume 1

How to Cite

Lilliehook, C. and Goldman, S. A. (2006) Microvascular Influences on Progenitor Cell Mobilization and Fate in the Adult Brain, in Blood-Brain Barriers: From Ontogeny to Artificial Interfaces, Volume 1 (eds R. Dermietzel, D. C. Spray and M. Nedergaard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611225.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Neuroanatomy and Molecular Brain Research, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitätsstrasse 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany

  2. 3

    Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1410 Pelham Parkway S, Bronx, NY 10464, USA

  3. 4

    School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Road, Box 645, Rochester, NY 14642, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310883

Online ISBN: 9783527611225

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Keywords:

  • ontogeny;
  • blood-brain barrier (BBB);
  • microvascular influences;
  • progenitor cell mobilization;
  • angiogenesis in adult brain;
  • neurogenesis in adult brain;
  • neurotrophic cytokines;
  • purinergic signaling;
  • nitric oxide

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Angiogenic Foci Persist in the Adult Brain

  • Neurotrophic Cytokines Can Be of Vascular Origin

  • Angiogenesis and Neurogenesis are Linked in the Adult Avian Brain

  • Angiogenesis-Neurogenesis Interactions in the Adult Mammalian Brain

  • Purinergic Signaling to Neural Progenitors Cells: the Gliovascular Unit as a Functional Entity

  • Nitric Oxide is a Local Modulator of Progenitor Cell Mobilization

  • Parenchymal Neural Progenitor Cells May Reside Among Microvascular Pericytes

  • The Role of the Vasculature in Post-Ischemic Mobilization of Progenitor Cells

  • References