Kohji Kariya

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A comparative histologic survey was conducted on the dorsal root, sciatic, tibial and medial plantar nerves of 90- and 110-week-old B6C3F1 female mice reared in either solid-floor cages covered in sawdust or wire-mesh-floor cages. Age-related peripheral nerve lesions, characterized by axonal degeneration and remyelination, were present in all nerves(More)
Peripheral neuropathy, which accompanies aging, occurs during the long-term rearing of laboratory animals. The present study set out to delineate the clinical and functional features of this neuropathy. A total of 200 B6C3F1 female mice, in groups of 5 to 20 mice, were sacrificed and autopsied each week beginning at 5 weeks and continuing to 130 weeks of(More)
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