04 April 2017
Vol 10, Issue 473

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that shows that brain inflammation triggers astrocytes to shed extracellular vesicles that circulate to the liver, where they stimulate cytokine production and peripheral immune cell mobilization to the brain. The image shows extracellular vesicles shedding from an astrocyte in culture. [Image: Luis B. Tovar-y-Romo and Norman Haughey, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine]