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6 w following the surgery, in toluidine blue stained slices of three groups, the myelin of regenerated myelinated nerve fibers in group A was sparse, the morphology and diameter in group A were irregular, the myelin of regenerated myelinated nerve fibers in groups B and C was dense, but its morphology and diameter were irregular (Figures 4(g), 4(h), and 4(i)); 12w following the surgery, in toluidine blue stained slices of three groups, there were large numbers of regenerative and partly myelinated axon in group A and the diameter of them was homogeneous; there were large numbers of regenerative and partly myelinated axon in groups B and C and the diameter of them was homogeneous and the myelin sheath of them was more thicker than group A (Figures 4(j), 4(k), and 4(l)).
Based on knowledge of the molecular structure of myelin, the Nottingham physicists devised a new model in which the nerve fibers are represented as long thin hollow tubes with special (anisotropic) magnetic properties.
Yadav believes that this proof-of-concept trial will help determine whether lipoic acid has potential as a therapy that can protect people with MS from nerve fiber damage and resulting disability.
Figures 2A, B and C show activity in three different nerve fibers attached to hair cells at three different cochlear locations.
We must accordingly hope that the mutation can instead be in the nature of the giant organism, humankind, itself--a mutation in the means of communication, in the nerve fibers of the organization, that will transfer to this whole great organism some of the desirable and admirable attributes that are possessed by the units of which it is composed, the individual human beings.
Glucose transporter-1 strongly stained the perineurium but did not stain the nerve fibers within the perineurium, thus giving a ringlike staining pattern (Figures 1 through 5).
Two weeks after being surgically transplanted into either fetal or newborn rats with a congenital disease identical to the rare human myelin disorder Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease, the laboratory-grown cells had developed into numerous myelin sheaths around nerve fibers previously without myelin.
A cable of Schwann cells grafted into the spinal cord inside a guidance channel stimulates thousands of nerve fibers to regenerate across the length of the bridge.
They have long processes of cytoplasmic that expands either laterally between nerve fibers or along the nerve trunk; these types of processes usually loosely interdigitate with the neighbouring endoneurial fibroblast-like cells and also enclose one or various Schwann cells.
The reason for this is the emergence of a "barrier" at the junction between the ruptured nerve fibers and the spinal cord which prevents them from growing into the spinal cord and restore lost nerve connections.
Regenerating nerve fibers is one of the best hopes for those suffering from CNS damage to recover.
Corneal nerve fiber assessment has great potential as a tool to diagnose and monitor peripheral neuropathy induced by HIV, say scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.