Title

Brains, Blood, and Guts: MeCP2 Regulates Microglia, Monocytes, and Peripheral Macrophages

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Neurobiology; Schafer Lab

Date

4-21-2015

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Immunity | Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Abstract

Mutations in methyl-CpG-binding protein 2 (MECP2) underlie most cases of Rett Syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder with neurological and somatic impairments. In this issue of Immunity, Cronk et al. (2015) find that macrophages in MeCP2-deficient mice are abnormal in number, as well as in glucocorticoid, hypoxia, and inflammatory responses.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Immunity. 2015 Apr 21;42(4):600-2. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2015.04.002. Link to article on publisher's site

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Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

25902477