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  • Ashbaugh, J. J. et al. (2013) IL7Rα Contributes to experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis through altered T cell responses and nonhematopoietic cell lineages. J. Immunol. 190: 4525–4534.
  • Golebiewska, A. et al. (2013) Side population in human glioblastoma is non-tumorigenic and characterizes brain endothelial cells. Brain: Epub ahead of print, March 4.
  • He, S. et al. (2013) Placenta-derived adherent cells attenuate hyperalgesia and neuroinflammatory response associated with perineural inflammation in rats. Brain Behav. Immun. 27(1): 185–192.
  • Kar, A. N. et al. (2013) Intra-axonal Synthesis of Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factors Regulates Local Protein Synthesis and Axon Growth in Rat Sympathetic Neurons. J. Neurosci. 33: 7165–7174.
  • Krishna, C. et al. (2013) Stage-specific functions of the small rho GTPases Cdc42 and Rac1 for adult hippocampal neurogenesis. J. Neurosci. 33: 1179–1189.
  • Metcalf, T. U. et al. (2013) Recruitment and retention of B cells in the central nervous system in response to alphavirus encephalomyelitis. J. Virol. 87(5): 2420–2429.
  • Schwarz, J. M. et al. (2013) Adolescent morphine exposure affects long-term microglial function and later-life relapse liability in a model of addiction. J. Neurosci. 33(3): 961–971.
  • Ataka, K. et al. (2012) Alteration of antral and proximal colonic motility induced by chronic psychological stress involves central urocortin 3 and vasopressin in rats. Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest. Liver Physiol. 303: G519–G528.
  • Janiszewska, M. et al. (2012) Imp2 controls oxidative phosphorylation and is crucial for preserving glioblastoma cancer stem cells. Genes Dev. 26: 1926–1944.
  • Jungblut, M. et al. (2012) Isolation and characterization of living primary astroglial cells using the new GLAST-specific monoclonal antibody ACSA-1. Glia 60(6): 894–907.
  • Kayo Haraguchi, K. et al. (2012) TRPM2 contributes to inflammatory and neuropathic pain through the aggravation of pronociceptive inflammatory responses in mice. J. Neurosci. 32: 3931–3941.
  • Quandt, J. A. et al. (2012) Myelin basic protein-specific TCR/HLA-DRB5*01:01 transgenic mice support the etiologic role of DRB5*01:01 in multiple sclerosis. J. Immunol. 189(6): 2897–2908.
  • Roe, K. et al. (2012) West Nile virus-induced disruption of the blood–brain barrier in mice is characterized by the degradation of the junctional complex proteins and increase in multiple matrix metalloproteinases. J. Gen. Virol. 93: 1193–1203.
  • Sasaki, M. et al. (2012) D-2-hydroxyglutarate produced by mutant IDH1 perturbs collagen maturation and basement membrane function. Genes Dev. 26: 2038–2049.
  • Spanier, J. A. et al. (2012) The Ifng gene is essential for Vdr gene expression and vitamin D3-mediated reduction of the pathogenic T cell burden in the central nervous system in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, a multiple sclerosis model. J. Immunol. 189: 3188–3197.
  • Yeo, Y. A. et al. (2012) CD137 ligand activated microglia induces oligodendrocyte apoptosis via reactive oxygen species. J Neuroinflammation 16(9): 173.
  • Yuji Piao, Y, et al. (2012) Glioblastoma resistance to anti-VEGF therapy is associated with myeloid cell infiltration, stem cell accumulation, and a mesenchymal phenotype. Neuro-oncology 14(11): 1379–1392.
  • Li, S. et al. (2011) Soluble Aβ oligomers inhibit long-term potentiation through a mechanism involving excessive activation of extrasynaptic NR2B-containing NMDA receptors. J. Neurosci. 31: 6627–6638.
  • Metcalf, T. U. et al. (2011) Alphavirus-induced encephalomyelitis: Antibody-secreting cells and viral clearance from the nervous system. J. Virol. 85: 11490–11501.
  • Noriyuki, K. et al. (2011) CD166/activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule is expressed on glioblastoma progenitor cells and involved in the regulation of tumor cell invasion. Neuro-oncology 14(10): 1254–1264.
  • Soda, Y. et al. (2011) Transdifferentiation of glioblastoma cells into vascular endothelial cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 108: 4274–4280.
  • Williamson, L. L et al. (2011) Microglia and memory: Modulation by early-life infection. J. Neurosci. 31: 15511–15521.
  • De Miranda, J. et al. (2010) Induction of toll-like receptor 3-mediated immunity during gestation inhibits cortical neurogenesis and causes behavioral disturbances. MBio 1: e00176–10.
  • Ganz, J. et al. (2010) Heterogeneity and Fgf dependence of adult neural progenitors in the zebrafish telencephalon. Glia 58(11): 1345–1363.
  • Kremer, M. et al. (2010) Reduced immunoproteasome formation and accumulation of immunoproteasomal precursors in the brains of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus-infected mice. J. Immunol. 185: 5549–5560.
  • Nguyen, V. et al. (2010) AMPA and metabotropic excitoxicity explain subplate neuron vulnerability. Neurobiol. Dis. 37(1): 195–207.
  • Szulwach, K. E. et al. (2010) Cross talk between microRNA and epigenetic regulation in adult neurogenesis. J. Cell Biol. 189: 127–141.
  • Vlotides, G. et al. (2009) Heregulin regulates prolactinoma gene expression. Cancer Res. 69: 4209–4216.
  • Hardt, O. et al. (2008) Gene expression analysis defines differences between region-specific GABAergic neurons. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 39(3): 418–428.
  • Lee, J. et al. (2008) Regulator of G-protein signaling 10 promotes dopaminergic neuron survival via regulation of the microglial inflammatory response. J. Neurosci. 28: 8517–8528.
  • Meylan, F. et al. (2008) The TNF-family receptor DR3 is essential for diverse T cell-mediated inflammatory diseases. Immunity 29(1): 79–89.
  • Skog, J. et al. (2008) Glioblastoma microvesicles transport RNA and proteins that promote tumour growth and provide diagnostic biomarkers. Nat. Cell Biol. 10(12): 1470–1476.
  • Környei, Z. et al. (2007) Astroglia-derived retinoic acid is a key factor in glia-induced neurogenesis. FASEB J. 21: 2496–2509.

Neural progenitors

CD133
Human

  • Griffero, F. et al. (2009) Different response of human glioma tumor-initiating cells to EGFR kinase inhibitors. J. Biol. Chem. 284(11): 7138–7148.
  • Pfenninger, C.V. et al. (2007) CD133 is not present on neurogenic astrocytes in the adult subventricular zone, but on embryonic neural stem cells, ependymal cells, and glioblastoma cells. Can. Res. 67: 5727–5736.
  • Pruszak, J. et al. (2007) Markers and methods for cell sorting of human embryonic stem cell–derived neural cell populations. Stem Cells 25: 2257–2268.
  • Hall, P.E. et al. (2006) Integrins are markers of human neural stem cells. Stem Cells 24: 2078–2084.
  • Belicchi, M. et al. (2004) Human skin-derived stem cells migrate throughout forebrain and differentiate into astrocytes after injection into adult mouse brain. J. Neurosci. Res. 77: 475–486.
  • Yu, S. et al. (2004) Isolation and characterization of the CD133+ precursors from the ventricular zone of human fetal brain by magnetic affinity cell sorting. Biotech. Letters 26: 1131–1136.
  • Tamaki, S. et al. (2002) Engraftment of sorted/expanded human central nervous system cells from fetal brain. J. Neurosci. Res. 69: 976–986.
  • Uchida, N. et al. (2000) Direct isolation of human central nervous system stem cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 97: 14720–14725.

CD15 (LeX)
Rat

  • Liu, L. et al. (2006) Extracellular signal–regulated kinase (ERK) 5 is necessary and sufficient to specify cortical neuronal fate. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103: 9697–9702.

Cancer stem cells
Human

  • Blazek, E. et al. (2007) Daoy medulloblastoma cells that express CD133 are radioresistant relative to CD133-cells, and the CD133+ sector is enlarged by hypoxia. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 67(1): 1–5.
  • Pruszak, J. et al. (2007) Markers and methods for cell sorting of human embryonic stem cell–derived neural cell populations. Stem Cells 25: 2257–2268.
  • Bao, S. et al. (2006) Stem cell–like glioma cells promote tumor angiogenesis through vascular endothelial growth factor. Can. Res. 66: 7843–7848.
  • Calabrese, J. et al. (2005) Radial glia cells are candidate stem cells of ependymoma. Cancer Cell 8: 323–35.
  • Singh, S.K. et al. (2004) Cancer stem cells in nervous system tumors. Oncogene 23: 7267–7273.
  • Singh, S.K. et al. (2004) Identification of human brain tumour initiating cells. Nature 432: 396–401.

Glial progenitors — A2B5
Human

  • Windrem, M.S. et al. (2008) Neonatal chimerization with human glial progenitor cells can both remyelinate and rescue the otherwise lethally hypomyelinated shiverer mouse. Cell Stem Cell 2(6): 553–565.
  • Kuhlmann, T. et al. (2008) Differentiation block of oligodendroglial progenitor cells as a cause for remyelination failure in chronic multiple sclerosis. Brain 131: 1749–1758.
    Mouse
  • Ruffini, F. et al. (2004) Distinctive properties of human adult brain-derived myelin progenitor cells. Am. J. Pathol. 165: 2167–2175.
  • Windrem, M.S. et al. (2004) Fetal and adult human oligodendrocyte progenitor cell isolates myelinate thecongenitally dysmyelinated brain. Nature Med. 10: 93–97.

Mouse

  • Rao, R.C. et al. (2008) Efficient serum-free derivation of oligodendrocyte precursors from neural stem cell–enriched cultures. Stem Cells 27(1): 116–125.
  • Larsen, P.H. et al. (2006) Myelin formation during development of the CNS is delayed in matrix metalloproteinase-9 and -12 null mice. J. Neurosc. 26: 2207–2214.
  • Seidenfaden, R. et al. (2006) Glial conversion of SVZ-derived committed neuronal precursors after ectopic grafting into the adult brain. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 32: 187–198.
  • Larsen, P.H. et al. (2004) The expression of matrix metalloproteinase-12 by oligodendrocytes regulates their maturation and morphological differentiation. J. Neurosc. 24: 7597–7603.

Rat

  • Liu, A. et al. (2007) The glial or neuronal fate choice of oligodendrocyte progenitors is modulated by their ability to aquire an epigenetic memory. J. Neurosci. 27: 7339–7343.
  • Strathmann, F.G. et al. (2007) Identification of two novel glial-restricted cell populations in the embryonic telencephalon arising from unique origins. BMC Dev. Biol. 7: 33.
  • Larsen, P.H. et al. (2003) Matrix metalloproteinase-9 facilitates remyelination in part by processing the inhibitory NG2 proteoglycan. J. Neurosc. 23: 11127–11135.


Glial progenitors — NG2
Mouse

  • Chekenya, M. et al. (1999) The NG2 chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan: role in malignant progression of human brain tumors. Int. J. Dev. Neurosci. 17: 421–435.

Rat

  • Liu, A. et al. (2007) The glial or neuronal fate choice of oligodendrocyte progenitors is modulated by their ability to aquire an epigenetic memory. J. Neurosci. 27: 7339–7343. 

Neuronal progenitor cells — PSA-NCAM
Mouse

  • Cayre, M. et al. (2006) Migrating and myelinating potential of subventricular zone neural progenitor cells in white matter tracts of the adult rodent brain. Mol. Cell Neurosci. 31(4): 748–758.
  • Seidenfaden, R. et al. (2006) Glial conversion of SVZ-derived committed neuronal precursors after ectopic grafting into the adult brain. Mol. Cell Neurosci. 32: 187–98.

Rat

  • Strathmann, F.G. et al. (2007) Identification of two novel glial-restricted cell populations in the embryonic telencephalon arising from unique origins. BMC Dev. Biol.
    7: 33.
  • Widera, D. et al. (2006) Tumor necrosis factor α triggers proliferation of adult neural stem cells via IKK/NF-κB signalling. BMC Neurosci. 7: 64.
  • Marmur, R. et al. (1998) Differentiation of oligodendroglial progenitors derived from cortical multipotent cells requires extrinsic signals including activation of gp130/LIFβ Receptors. J. Neurosci. 23: 9800–811.

Neural crest cells — CD271 (LNGFR)
Rat

  • Chalazonitis, A. et al. (1998) Age-dependent differences in the effects of GDNF and NT-3 on the development of neurons and glia from neural crest–derived precursors immunoselected from the fetal rat gut: expression of GFRa-1 in vitro and in vivo. Dev. Biol. 204: 385–406.
  • Chalazonitis, A. et al. (1998) Promotion of the development of enteric neurons and glia by neuropoietic cytokines: interactions with Neurotrophin-3. Dev. Biol. 98: 343–365.
  • Marmur, R. et al. (1998) Differentiation of oligodendroglial progenitors derived from cortical multipotent cells requires extrinsic signals including activation of gp130/LIFβ Receptors. J. Neurosci. 23: 9800–811.

Neurons

Retinal ganglion cells — CD90
Rat
  • Kerrison, J.B. et al. (2005) Bone morphogenetic proteins promote neurite outgrowth in retinal ganglion cells. Mol. Vis. 11: 208–15.
  • Wu, D.Y. et al. (2003) PKC isozymes in the enhanced regrowth of retinal neurites after optic nerve injury. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 44: 2783–2790.
  • Mukai, S. et al. (2002) Existence of ionotropic glutamate receptor subtypes in cultured rat retinal ganglion cells obtained by the magnetic cell sorter method and inhibitory effects of 20-hydroxyecdysone, a eurosteroid, on the glutamate response. Jpn. J. Pharmacol. 89: 44–52.
  • Tsumamoto, Y. et al. (2002) In situ localization of nitric oxide synthase and direct evidence of NO production in rat retinal ganglion cells. Brain Res. 933: 118–29.
  • Shoge, K. et al. (1999) Rat retinal ganglion cells culture enriched with the magnetic cell sorter. Neurosci. Lett. 259: 111–114.

Motor neurons — CD271 (LNGFR)
Mouse
  • Arce, V. et al. (1999) Cardiotrophin-1 requires LIFR β to promote survival of mouse motoneurons purified by a novel technique. Neurosci. Res. 55: 119–126.

Mouse and rat
  • Raoul, C. et al. (1999) Programmed cell death of embryonic motoneurons triggered through the Fas death receptor. J. Cell Biol. 147: 1049–1061.

Rat
  • Garces, A. et al. (2001) Responsiveness to neurturin of subpopulations of embryonic rat spinal motoneuron does not correlate with expression of GFR1 or GFR2. Dev. Dyn.
    220: 189–197.
  • Garces, A. et al. (2000) GFR1 is required for development of distinct subpopulations of motoneuron. J. Neurosci. 20: 4992.

Microglia

Schwann cells
Mouse
  • Manent, J. et al. (2003) Magnetic cell sorting for enriching Schwann cells from adult mouse peripheral nerves. J. Neurosci. Meth. 123: 167–173.

Rat
  • Vroemen, M. and Weidner, N. (2003) Purification of Schwann cells by selection of p75 low affinity nerve growth factor receptor expressing cells from adult peripheral nerve. J. Neurosci. Meth. 124: 135–143.

Microglia — CD11b
Mouse
  • Hickman, S.E. et al. (2008) Microglial dysfunction and defective beta-amyloid clearance pathways in aging Alzheimer’s disease mice. J. Neurosci. 28(33): 8354–8360.
  • Lee, J-K. et al. (2008) Regulator of G-protein signaling 10 promotes dopaminergic neuron survival via regulation of the microglial inflammatory response. J. Neurosci. 28(34): 8517–8528.
  • Marek, R. et al. (2008) Magnetic cell sorting: a fast and effective method of concurrent isolation of high purity viable astrocytes and microglia from neonatal mouse brain tissue. J. Neurosci. Methods 175(1): 108–118.
  • Boddaert, J. et al. (2007) Evidence of a role for lactadherin in Alzheimer’s disease. Am. J. Pathol. 170: 921–929.
  • Li, H. et al. (2006) Different neurotropic pathogens elicit neurotoxic CCR9- or neurosupportive CXCR3-expressing microglia. J. Immunol. 177: 3644–3656.
  • Ndhlovu, L.C. et al. (2001) Critical involvement of OX40 ligand signals in the T cell priming events during
    experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. J. Immunol. 167: 2991–2999.
  • Schluter, D. et al. (2001) Regulation of microglia by CD4+ and CD8+ T cells: Selective analysis in CD45-congenic normal and toxoplasma gondii-infected bone marrow chimeras.
    Brain Path. 11(1): 44–55.

Immune cells from brain parenchyma
Mouse
  • Liu, M.T. et al. (2001) Neutralization of the chemokine CXCL10 reduces inflammatory cell invasion and demyelination and improves neurological function in a viral model of multiple sclerosis. J. Immunol. 167: 4091–4097.

Endothelial cells from cerebral cortex
Rat
  • Demeule, M. et al. (2001) Isolation of endothelial cells from brain, lung and kidney: expression of the multidrug resistance P-glycoprotein isoforms. Biochem. Biophy. Res. Comm. 281: 827–834.

Other cell types

mRNA isolations from brain
Mouse
  • Okajima, T. et al. (1999) Molecular cloning of brain-specific GD1a synthase (ST6GalNAc V) containing CAG/Glutamine repeats. J. Biol. Chem. 274: 30557–30562.
  • Okajima, T. et al. (2000) Molecular cloning and expression of mouse GD1a/GT1aa/GQ1ba synthase (ST6GalNAc VI) gene. J. Biol. Chem. 275: 6717–6723.

Magnetic resonance imaging
Mouse
  • Sykova, E. and Jendelova, P. (2005) Magnetic resonance tracking of implanted adult and embryonic stem cells in injured brain and spinal cord. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1049: 146–160.
  • Pirko, I. et al. (2003) In vivo magnetic resonance imaging of immune cells in the central nervous system with superparamagnetic antibodies. FASEB J. 18: 179–182.

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