Chitosan Channels Containing Spinal Cord-Derived Stem/Progenitor Cells for Repair of Subacute Spinal Cord Injury in the Rat


Bozkurt G., Mothe A. J. , Zahir T., Kim H., Shoichet M. S. , Tator C. H.

NEUROSURGERY, vol.67, no.6, pp.1733-1744, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1227/neu.0b013e3181f9af35
  • Journal Name: NEUROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1733-1744

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: We evaluated the survival and differentiation capacity of neural stem/progenitor cells (NSPCs) derived from the adult rat spinal cord and seeded on intramedullary chitosan channels that were implanted in a subacute rat spinal cord injury model.