Published in Blood Weekly, February 9th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Neuroreport, "This study aimed to evaluate the potential of embryonic stem cell-derived neural progenitors for use as transplants for the replacement of the auditory primary neurons, spiral ganglion neurons.
"Mouse embryonic stem cell-derived neural progenitors were implanted into the base of the cochlear modiolus of normal or deafened guinea pigs, which contains spiral ganglion neurons and cochlear nerve fibers."
"Histological analysis demonstrated the survival and...
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