TITLE

Isolation and cultivation of neuronal precursor cells from the developing human enteric nervous system as a tool for cell therapy in dysganglionosis

AUTHOR(S)
Rauch, Ulrich; Hänsgen, Andrea; Hagl, Cornelia; Holland-Cunz, Stefan; Schäfer, Karl-Herbert
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Nov2006, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p554
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which investigated if isolation and cultivation of neuronal precursor cells from the developing human enteric nervous system (ENS) can serve as a tool for cell therapy in dysganglionosis. A way to isolate and expand precursor cells from the developing and postnatal human ENS was established. Results revealed that enteric neurospheres could be grown from different gestational ages, including postmortem material.
ACCESSION #
21638723

 

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