Glial influences on axonal growth in the primary olfactory system.

@article{Doucette1990GlialIO,
  title={Glial influences on axonal growth in the primary olfactory system.},
  author={Ronald Doucette},
  journal={Glia},
  year={1990},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={433-49}
}
Neurogenesis in the olfactory epithelium continues throughout the entire life of mammals, and it is the axons of these newly formed olfactory receptor neurons that grow into the target tissue after the first cranial nerve is injured, not the regenerating axons of mature cells. These axons are able to enter and grow within the CNS of adult animals, unlike regenerating axons in injured dorsal roots, the majority of which are prevented from penetrating very far into the spinal cord. One reason why… CONTINUE READING
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