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Researchers Successfully Regenerate Transplanted Nerve Axons In Adult Animals

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December 19, 1997
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Case Western Reserve University
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Neuroscientists from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have shown that transplanted adult nerve cells can regenerate their axons in the adult rat brain's nerve fiber pathways, challenging long-held beliefs that this is impossible.

Findings, published in Nature, challenge long-held beliefs on adult nerve regeneration


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