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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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The aim of this experiment was to detect apoptosis, the variation of TH (+) cells and nerve fibers, glial cell hyperplasia, and expression of Bax and Bcl-2 in OB to elucidate the relationship between the PD olfactory disorder and inadequacy of MT and T.
The retina at the back of the eye contains many types of cell, including the retinal neurons that process visual images and help us to see, and support cells called glial cells.
This suggests that comparative analyses using animals adapted to an extreme environment may provide important insights into the functional determinants for the evolution of specialized glial cell types.
Dalton, Guidance of glial cell migration and axonal growth on electrospun nanofibers of poly-e-caprolactone and a collagen/poly-e-caprolactone blend.
Antidepressants increase glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor production through monoamine-independent activation of protein tyrosine kinase and extracellular signal-regulated kinase in glial cells.
New discoveries have added to a lengthening list of what experts now know about the critical functions of glia, the most recent being the revelation that glial cells may be responsible for a hitherto unknown system designed to remove debris and toxic waste products from the brain.
2] up-regulation of Aro-B expression requires the presence of functional ERs and occurs only in glial cell contexts (Menuet et al.
Called Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor, or GDNF, the drug has been shown to reverse Parkinson's disease symptoms in preclinical trials.
Imaging may also help in developing new drugs that act on the protein to reduce glial cell activation and reduce pain, said Loggia, who was not at the meeting.
A research team from Anhui University of Chinese Medicine in China conducted their study on rats to verify the relationship between acupuncture, neurotrophic factor expression and brain cell structural changes and found that the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor also increased in the ventral tegmental area following acupuncture.
The neurotrophic factors secreted by the company's patented cells include Glial Cell Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) and BrainDerived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF), known to support the neural cell network by protection of existing motor neurons, promotion of motor neuron growth, and re-establishment of nerve-muscle interaction.
9m) of equity financing in support of Phase II clinical development of glial cell derived neurotrophic factor protein (GDNF) in Parkinson's Disease.