Immune Cells Could Hold Key to Therapies For Spinal Cord Injuries


Source: University of Edinburgh.

Summary: Fresh insights into how zebrafish repair their damaged nerve connections could aid the development of therapies for people with spinal cord injuries.


Zebra fish

Credit: University of Edinburgh


More Information: Themistoklis M. Tsarouchas et al, Dynamic control of proinflammatory cytokines Il-1β and Tnf-α by macrophages in zebrafish spinal cord regeneration, Nature Communications (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07036-w


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