Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, September 6th, 2001
In order to recover from injury to the central nervous system (CNS), neuronal regeneration is a prerequisite. Unfortunately for adults, the capacity for mature neurons to regenerate is drastically reduced as compared to that of embryonic neurons.
M.L. Condic and colleagues in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah sought the factors that allow young neurons to regenerate so readily where adult neurons fail. What they found was illuminating and led to the...
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