Glial Cells

Glial cells, sometimes called neuroglia, are non-neuronal cells that maintain homeostasis, form myelin, and provide support and protection for neurons in the brain, and for neurons in other parts of the nervous system such as in the autonomic nervous system. (adapted from wikipedia)

Image by Thomas Deerinck, UCSD.  Glial cells 400x.   Technique: 2-photon excitation fluorescence microscopy

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