[Optic nerve regeneration by nerve transplantation].

  • Y Fukuda
  • Published 1996 in Nippon Ganka Gakkai zasshi


The optic nerve fibers of adult mammals, once injured, can not regenerate spontaneously. However, from recent studies it has become clear that when their extracellular environment is replaced with that of the peripheral nervous system, namely surrounded with Schwann cells, they can regenerate their axons through the grafted nerve. Previous studies on the… (More)


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@article{Fukuda1996OpticNR, title={[Optic nerve regeneration by nerve transplantation].}, author={Y Fukuda}, journal={Nippon Ganka Gakkai zasshi}, year={1996}, volume={100 12}, pages={956-71} }