1
Pathological processes. Several external stimuli such as LTA stimulate respiratory burst in peripheral blood monocytes via increase intracellular Ca2+ concentration [44]. In astrocytes, IL1b can induce an immediate rise in intracellular free Ca 2+ concentration under normal conditions [45,46],Wang et al. Journal of Neuroinflammation 2010, 7:84 http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/7/1/Page 14