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Pio del Rio Hortega and the discovery of the oligodendrocytes
(Frontiers Research Foundation, 2015-07-07)
Rio del Rio Hortega (1882-1945) discovered microglia and oligodendrocytes (OLGs), and after Ramon y Cajal, was the most prominent figure of the Spanish school of neurology. He began his scientific career with Nicolas ...
Differential Neuroprotective Effects of 5 '-Deoxy-5 '-Methylthioadenosine
(Public Library Science, 2014-03-05)
Background: 5'-deoxy-5'-methylthioadenosine (MTA) is an endogenous compound produced through the metabolism of polyamines. The therapeutic potential of MTA has been assayed mainly in liver diseases and, more recently, in ...
The Link of Inflammation and Neurodegeneration in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
(Biomed Central, 2016-05-24)
Progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) is characterized clinically by the accumulation of neurological disability without unequivocal recovery. Understanding the mechanisms that determine entering in this stage of the disease ...
A beta oligomers promote oligodendrocyte differentiation and maturation via integrin beta 1 and Fyn kinase signaling
(Nature Publishing Group, 2019-06-06)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by a progressive cognitive decline that correlates with the levels of amyloid beta-peptide (A beta) oligomers. Strong evidences connect changes of oligodendrocyte function with the ...