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Role of Astrocytes in Neurodegenerative Diseases

By George E. Barreto, Janneth Gonzalez, Francisco Capani and Ludis Morales

Submitted: March 27th 2011Reviewed: July 21st 2011Published: December 9th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/31166

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George E. Barreto, Janneth Gonzalez, Francisco Capani and Ludis Morales (December 9th 2011). Role of Astrocytes in Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neurodegenerative Diseases - Processes, Prevention, Protection and Monitoring, Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/31166. Available from:

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