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Transplantation of Myelin-Forming Cells

William F. Blakemore and Robin J.M. Franklin

in Neuroglia

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Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195152227
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199865024 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0038
                      Transplantation of Myelin-Forming Cells

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This chapter is divided into two sections. The first explores methodological and conceptual issues that are important when designing and interpreting glial cell transplantation studies. The second addresses issues concerned with the potential therapeutic use of glial cell transplantation in situations where remyelination failure leads to prolonged loss of function.

Keywords: glial cell transplantation; remyelination; glial cells; methodological issues; conceptual issues

Chapter.  8417 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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