Tanycytes Transplanted into the Adult Rat Spinal Cord Support the Regeneration of Lesioned Axons

@article{Prieto2000TanycytesTI,
  title={Tanycytes Transplanted into the Adult Rat Spinal Cord Support the Regeneration of Lesioned Axons},
  author={Monica Prieto and Norbert Chauvet and G{\'e}rard Alonso},
  journal={Experimental Neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={161},
  pages={27-37}
}
During past years a number of therapeutic strategies have been developed in order to stimulate axonal regeneration after traumatic injuries of the spinal cord. Recently, encouraging data have been obtained by grafting specific glial cells such as Schwann cells or olfactory ensheathing glial cells, known to support the regeneration of peripheral or central axons, respectively. In a recent series of studies, we have shown that tanycytes, a particular glial cell type present in the mediobasal… Expand
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