TITLE

Salmon brains offer clues to nerve growth

AUTHOR(S)
Busch, L.
PUB. DATE
February 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;2/15/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1808, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on research by American biologists who suggest that the brains of salmon could teach us how to regenerate nerves in humans. They have discovered that the brains of the fish reorganize themselves just before the salmon head downstream. The part of the brain that changes; This understanding may lead to better ways in treating head and spinal cord injuries.
ACCESSION #
9203023754

 

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