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    • Oliver Thewalt

      Microglia of an animal with healthy and unhealthy gut flora

      Host microbiota keep the brain healthy   Host microbiota control maturing and functioning of brain immune cells / Short-chain fatty acids function as messengers between the gut and the brain / Publication in Nature Neuroscience

      Tags: microglia, gut flora, brain immune cells, short-chain-fetty-acids, brain messenger

      • Oliver Thewalt

        Host microbiota constantly control maturation and function of microglia in the CNS.

        Abstract As the tissue macrophages of the CNS, microglia are critically involved in diseases of the CNS. However, it remains unknown what controls their maturation and activation under homeostatic conditions. We observed substantial contributions of the host microbiota to microglia homeostasis, ...

        Tags: host microbiota, microglia, cns, gut, microorganisms, brain, short-chain-fetty-acids, brain messengers, scfa, microbiota, alzheimer, parkinson, multiple sklerose

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