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Details for anatomical structure: glial cell of central nervous system

EndoNet ID: ENC00280

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glial cell of central nervous system, gliocyte of central nervous system, Gliocytus centricus

General information

non-neural cell; micro- and macroglia cells of the central nervous system; maintain the transport of substances, isolation and compartimentation; responsible for scar formation; build the myelin sheath

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0011357

Larger structures

  • area_postrema_of_pons
  • isocortex
  • brain
  • peripheral_nerve_system_element
  • epiphysis
  • pituitary_gland_of_diencephalon
  • arcuate_nucleus_of_hypothalamus
  • spinal_cord
  • hippocampus
  • tegmentum_of_mesencephalon
  • internal_ear
  • cerebral_cortex
  • amygdaloid_body
  • suprachiasmatic_nucleus_of_hypothalamus
  • posterior_raphe_nucleus_of_midbrain
  • cerebellar_cortex
  • brain_stem
  • periventricular_nucleus_of_hypothalamus
  • thalamus
  • cerebellum
  • corpus_striatum
  • corpus_callosum
  • pallidum
  • substantia_nigra
  • central_nerve_system_element
  • medulla_oblongata
  • supra-optic_nucleus
  • lateral_hypothalamic_area
  • reticular_part_of_substantia_nigra
  • pyramidal_layer_of_hippocampus
  • circulatory_system__hematopoietic_system
  • red_nucleus
  • parts_of_human_body
  • hypothalamus
  • white_matter
  • nerve


  • astrocyte
  • microglial_cell_in_central_nervous_system
  • oligodendrocyte
  • bergmann_glia

Secreted hormones

  • Hormone: ADNF

  • Hormone: FGF-1 isoform 1

  • Hormone: slit-2 isoform 1 C-product

  • Hormone: slit-2 isoform 1 N-product


  • Receptor: apelin receptor

  • Receptor: complement receptor 3

  • Receptor: CaSR

  • Receptor: PRLR