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Dysfunction of intricate astrocyte cells may underlie autism, schizophrenia and epilepsy

08:19 EST 8 Nov 2017 | Science Daily

The unique architecture of star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes plays a key role in regulating the development and function of neural synapses in the brain, says new research. The findings indicate that astrocyte dysfunction may underlie neuronal problems observed in devastating diseases like autism, schizophrenia and epilepsy.

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