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CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Wessels, "Ultrastructural effects of Guillain-Barre serum in cultures containing only rat Schwann cells and dorsal root ganglion neurons," Brain Research, vol.
Dezawa et al., "Peripheral nerve regeneration by transplantation of BMSC-derived Schwann cells as chitosan gel sponge scaffolds," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research--Part A, vol.
However, the peripheral nervous system has an intrinsic ability to repair and regenerate axons; Schwann cells enhance such regeneration after damage occurs [17].
Schwann cell apoptosis at developing neuromuscular junctions is regulated by glial growth factor.
Cultures of rat olfactory ensheathing cells are contaminated with Schwann cells. Neuroreport.
Therefore, BMSCs would be more ready to proliferate and differentiate into other kinds of cells, such as osteoblasts, chondrocytes, vascular endothelial cells, and even Schwann cells, under the induction condition [56-58].
On the basis of the important role of Wnt5a in the nerve regeneration, we aimed to explore the effect of Wnt5a on Schwann cells by means of lentiviral vector technology which induces interference with Wnt5a gene in vitro .
The axoplasma was normal, mitochondria and neurofilaments were evident, and Schwann cell nucleus and nucleolus were seen.
These tumours develop from a type of cell called a Schwann cell, which gives them their name.
Schwann cell proliferations of the stomach are most likely to be a schwannoma or neurofibroma; however, both are excluded by the presence of ganglion cells.