Chapter 4. Cellular Grafting Strategies to Enhance Regeneration in the Mammalian Spinal Cord

  1. Dr. Catherina G. Becker and
  2. Dr. Thomas Becker
  1. Richard L. Benton and
  2. Scott R. Whittemore

Published Online: 5 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610365.ch4

Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration

Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration

How to Cite

Benton, R. L. and Whittemore, S. R. (2006) Cellular Grafting Strategies to Enhance Regeneration in the Mammalian Spinal Cord, in Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration (eds C. G. Becker and T. Becker), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610365.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Neuroscience Research, University of Edinburgh, Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1QH, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center (KSCIRC), Departments of Neurological Surgery and Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology University of Louisville, School of Medicine, 511 South Floyd Street, MDR 622, Louisville, KY 40292, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315048

Online ISBN: 9783527610365

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Keywords:

  • cellular grafting strategies;
  • enhance regeneration in the mammalian spinal cord;
  • CNS and peripheral nervous system (PNS) tissue;
  • transplantation into the injured spinal cord;
  • Schwann cell transplantation;
  • adult/postnatal and fetal-derived CNS precursor/sustentacular cell transplant-mediated regeneration in the mammalian spinal cord;
  • non-CNS/PNS cellular grafting to facilitate host axonal regeneration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • CNS and Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) Tissue Transplantation Into the Injured Spinal Cord

  • Engineered PNS Tissue and Schwann Cell Transplantation in the Injured Spinal Cord

  • Adult/Postnatal and Fetal-Derived CNS Precursor/Sustentacular Cell Transplant-Mediated Regeneration in the Mammalian Spinal Cord

  • Non-CNS/PNS Cellular Grafting to Facilitate Host Axonal Regeneration

  • Summary and Perspective