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T time in the brain

Inflammation in neural tissue has long been suspected to have a role in stroke. A new study in mouse models of focal cerebral ischemia suggest that a stereotyped sequence of T cell infiltration and activation may underlie the progression of brain injury that can last up to days after stroke onset (pages 946–950).

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Figure 1: The sequence of events after cerebral ischemia may comprise multiple phases.

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