Glial cells

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A Glial cell is one which supports neurones within the the nervous system. For example, astrocytes in the Central nervous system and Schwann cells in the Peripheral Nervous System [1].

Reference

  1. Alberts, B. Johnson, A. Lewis, J. Raff, M. Roberts, K. Walter, P. (2008). Molecular Biology of the Cell. 5th ed. United States of America: Garland Science. p1383-1384.

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