TITLE

Repair for Damaged Myelin?

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
PN;Feb2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the release of a new data showing mice's remyelination of damage axons received treatment with glatiramer acetate in the U.S. Authors of the study remark that since damaged myelin can cause many symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to fix it might repair function to impaired nerve axons. In the 28-day murine and in vitro study, glatiramer acetate treatment boosted remyelination and oligodendrogenesis.
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47437286

 

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