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Schwann Cells

Known as: Neurilemmal cell, Cells, Schwann, Peripheral glial cell 
Supporting cells of the peripheral nervous system that form the myelin sheaths of peripheral nervous system axons.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Bone marrow stromal cells (MSC) are multipotent stem cells that differentiate into cells of the mesodermal lineage. Although… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The presence of protein aggregates in the nervous system is associated with various pathological conditions, yet their… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Transplantation of allogeneic Schwann cells (SC) would make it feasible to reconstruct immediately peripheral nerve defects… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The signalling system comprising the ligand Neuregulin‐1, and its receptors, ErbB2 and ErbB3, plays multiple and important roles… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Sensory axons become functional late in development when Schwann cells (SC) stop proliferating and differentiate into distinct… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The infusion of BDNF and NT‐3 into Schwann cell (SC) grafts promotes regeneration of brainstem neurones into the grafts placed in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Schwann cells (SC) have been shown to promote regeneration in both the peripheral and central nervous systems. In this study we… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Partial denervation or paralysis with botulinum toxin, manipulations that induce sprouting of nerve terminals in muscle, also… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We have characterized a cell, the Schwann cell precursor, that represents a distinct intermediate differentiation stage in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To facilitate the development of autologous transplantation techniques with which to test the ability of Schwann cell (ScC… Expand
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