A method for isolation and cultivation of adult Schwann cells for nerve conduit.

@article{Hedayatpour2007AMF,
  title={A method for isolation and cultivation of adult Schwann cells for nerve conduit.},
  author={Azim Hedayatpour and A Sobhani and Vahid Bayati and Mir-Abbas Abdolvahhabi and M. A. Shokrgozar and Mohammad Barbarestani},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={474-80}
}
BACKGROUND It has been found that one of the methods to repair peripheral nervous system or even central nervous system injury is to use Schwann cells as nerve regeneration promoters. Therefore, it seems necessary to look for a way to obtain activated Schwann cells, with a sufficient amount of numbers and purity, in a short time for clinical applications. However, the previous methods using mitogens are not much clinically acceptable, and other methods that do not require mitogens, fail to… CONTINUE READING