The third type of glial cell, along with astrocytes and oligodendrocytes (which together form the macroglia). Microglia vary in appearance depending on developmental stage, functional state, and anatomical location; subtype terms include ramified, perivascular, ameboid, resting, and activated. Microglia clearly are capable of phagocytosis and play an important role in a wide spectrum of neuropathologies. They have also been suggested to act in several other roles including in secretion (e.g., of cytokines and neural growth factors), in immunological processing (e.g., antigen presentation), and in central nervous system development and remodeling.
No. of Studies (Positive/Negative)
Positive relationships between microglia and MDD (count: 0)
Positive relationships between microglia and other components at different levels (count: 0)
Positive relationship network of microglia in MK4MDD
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1. The different color of the nodes denotes the level of the nodes.
Protein and Other Molecule
Cell and Molecular Pathway
Cognition and Behavior
Symptoms and Signs
2. User can drag the nodes to rearrange the layout of the network. Click the node will enter the report page of the node.
Right-click will show also the menus to link to the report page of the node and remove the node and related edges.
Hover the node will show the level of the node and hover the edge will show the evidence/description of the edge.
3. The network is generated using Cytoscape Web
Negative relationships between microglia and MDD (count: 1)
There was no significant decrease in astrocyte or microglia ......
There was no significant decrease in astrocyte or microglia density in MDD or BD subjects. More...
Negative relationships between microglia and other components at different levels (count: 0)
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Last update: October 10, 2015