Act1, Scene Brain: Astrocytes Play a Lead Role

Jane M. Rodgers, Liang Zhou, Stephen D. Miller*

*Corresponding author for this work

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13 Scopus citations


Interleukin-17 (IL-17) is crucial for the progression of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. In this issue of Immunity, Kang et al. (2010) report that neuroectoderm-derived astrocytes are the critical cellular element that responds to IL-17.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)302-304
Number of pages3
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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