News tagged with peripheral tissues

The dormant potential of damaged nerve cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Damaged nerve cells in a finger will regrow, but those in the spinal cord do not. Why the difference? Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology working with an international ...

Jul 13, 2009
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New origin found for a critical immune response

An immune system response that is critical to the first stages of fighting off viruses and harmful bacteria comes from an entirely different direction than most scientists had thought, according to a finding by researchers ...

Mar 01, 2009
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