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Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 86, Issue 2, pp 1102–1105 | Cite as

Long-term transplantation of differentiated sensory neurons

  • N. I. Chalisova
  • E. I. Chumasov
Experimental Biology
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Abstract

The spinal ganglia of sexually mature cats were autografted into the mesocolon and investigated after intervals of between 1 day and 9 months. About 30% of differentiated sensory neurons survived for long periods after grafting. A distinguishing feature of the transplanted sensory neurons was the intensive regeneration of their processes. Total myelination of the regenerating nerves occurred after 3–5 months. Potential regenerative powers of differentiated sensory neurons and the possibility of their long-term transplantation were revealed.

Key Words

spinal ganglia sensory neurons mesentery transplantation 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

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  • N. I. Chalisova
  • E. I. Chumasov

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