CNS regeneration: A morphogen's tale

M. Natalia Vergara, Yvan Arsenijevic, Katia Del Rio-Tsonis

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Abstract

Tissue regeneration will soon become an avenue for repair of damaged or diseased tissues as stem cell niches have been found in almost every organ of the vertebrate body including the CNS. In addition, different animals display an array of regenerative capabilities that are currently being researched to dissect the molecular mechanisms involved. This review concentrates on the different ways in which CNS tissues such as brain, spinal cord and retina can regenerate or display neurogenic potential and how these abilities are modulated by morphogens.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)491-507
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Neurobiology
Volume64
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2005

Keywords

  • Brain
  • CNS regeneration
  • Morphogens
  • Progenitor cells
  • Retina
  • Spinal cord
  • Stem cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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