Fetal Allogeneic Umbilical Cord Cell Transplantation Improves Motor Function in Spinal Cord-Injured Rats

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Erdogan B., Bavbek M., Sahin I. F., Caner H., ÖZEN Ö., DENKBAŞ E. B., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.20, no.3, pp.286-294, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.3020-10.1
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.286-294
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


AIM: The objective of this study was to investigate whether the transplantation of fetal umbilical cord tissue cells as a source of stem cells into the acutely injured spinal cord would produce some regenerations and/or functional recovery in a rat model of spinal cord injury.