Microglial activation in healthy aging

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Healthy brain aging is characterized by neuronal loss and decline of cognitive function. Neuronal loss is closely associated with microglial activation and postmortem studies have indeed suggested that activated microglia may be present in the aging brain. Microglial activation can be quantified in vivo using (R)-[
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1067-1072
JournalNeurobiology of aging
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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