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Microglial confetti party

Microglia are highly heterogeneous and plastic. However, the dynamics of their turnover have been difficult to visualize. A new multicolor reporter system reveals a plastic but stable network of microglia during health and disease.

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Figure 1: Microglial network regulation in health and disease.

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Madore, C., Baufeld, C. & Butovsky, O. Microglial confetti party. Nat Neurosci 20, 762–763 (2017).

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