Marcela Garita-Hernández

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Retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a genetically heterogeneous group of diseases together with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), are the leading causes of permanent blindness and are characterized by the progressive dysfunction and death of the light sensing photoreceptors of the retina. Due to the limited regeneration capacity of the mammalian retina, the(More)
Embryonic neural transplants have become clinically relevant over the past 25 years for their possible application in the treatment of cerebellum-related neurodegenerative diseases. While highlighting the important role that fetal neural progenitors have in meeting these challenges, we define rationales for all types of cell therapy involving adult stem(More)
Despite the wide use of Cimicifuga racemosa (CR) extract to treat symptoms associated with menopause and other gynecological disorders, very little is known about its mechanism of action. Therefore, we studied in this report the antiestrogenic and antiproliferative effect of a new CR ethanolic extract, Ze 450, in a MCF-7 cell clone that does not proliferate(More)
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