The small, non-neural, interstitial cells of mesodermal origin that form part of the supporting structure of the central nervous system. They are of various forms and may have slender branched processes. They are migratory and act as phagocytes to waste products of nerve tissue. (BRENDA Tissue and Enzyme Source Ontology, BTO_0000078)
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1 proteins highly expressed in the tissue microglia from the TISSUES Curated Tissue Protein Expression Evidence Scores dataset.