Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 129, Issue 3, pp 271–274 | Cite as

Accumulation of factor stimulating glial proliferation in aging mammalian brain

  • V. A. Zuev
  • I. V. Victorov
  • N. P. Borodina
  • N. G. Ignatova
  • S. I. Bykovskaya
  • A. S. Khalanskii
Microbiology and Immunology

Abstract

Extract from the brain of young mice produced weak cytoproliferative effect on cultured glial cells, while brain extract from old mice 3–4- and 30–60-fold stimulated glial proliferation in primary and passaged cell cultures, respectively.

Key Words

cell culture gliosis brain aging prion diseases 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Zuev
    • 1
  • I. V. Victorov
    • 2
  • N. P. Borodina
    • 1
  • N. G. Ignatova
    • 1
  • S. I. Bykovskaya
    • 1
  • A. S. Khalanskii
    • 3
  1. 1.N. F. Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and MicrobiologyRussian Academy of Medical SciencesMoscow
  2. 2.Brain Research InstituteRussian Academy of Medical SciencesMoscow
  3. 3.Institute of Human MorphologyRussian Academy of Medical SciencesMoscow

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