Navigation Links
Post brain injury: New nerve cells originate from neural stem cells
Date:3/11/2008

Most cells in the human brain are not nerve cells, but supporting cells (glial cells). They serve as a framework for nerve cells and play an important role in the wound reaction that occurs with injuries to the brain. However, what these reactive glial cells in the brains of mice and men originate from, and which cells they evolve into was hitherto unknown.

Now, the study group of Prof. Dr. Magdalena Gtz is able to show that after injury, these reactive glial cells in the brains of mice restart their cell division. They then become stem cells from which nerve cells can form yet again under favourable cell culture conditions.

With this came the ground-breaking proof that, in an injured region of the brain, adult neural stem cells exist that could later serve as a source of new nerve cells.

In her study group, the stem cell expert, Magdalena Gtz, examines the molecular bases of cerebral development, in particular in the cerebral cortex. Gtz proved in earlier investigations that glial brain cells can act as stem cells, and nerve cells emerge from glial cells. She also pointed out which factors play a role in the cross-over from glial to neural cells. Now, thanks to these results, the distant goal of being able to use the processes therapeutically is getting a little closer stresses Gtz.


'/>"/>

Contact: Heinz Joerg Haury
presse@helmholtz-muenchen.de
49-083-187-2460
Helmholtz Zentrum Mnchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Draining away brains toxic protein to stop Alzheimers
2. Vision restoration therapy shown to improve brain activity in brain injured patients
3. Clinical depression linked to abnormal emotional brain circuits
4. Brain imaging reveals breakdown of normal emotional processing
5. Brain cells work differently than previously thought
6. Vaccine Stops Alzheimers Brain Tangles
7. Research may unlock mystery of autisms origin in the brain
8. Scientists Spot Brains Free Will Center
9. Free will takes flight: how our brains respond to an approaching menace
10. Alcoholics With Cirrhosis Have More Brain Damage
11. Brain Lesions Predict MS Progression
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Alliance for Cancer Gene ... dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapies for ... joined the organization as Senior Development Officer. , ... experience securing gifts and addressing influential donors. Prior ... Director for NewYork Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... As reported by the New York Times ... number of severe adverse events such as renal failure, ... from the highly-promoted and costly immune-system drug, Acthar, have ... , a regulatory filing revealed that the total number ... 14% of prescriptions, up from 9.1% in 2011. Specifically, ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... surgery to repair damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ... -- could increase a young athlete,s risk for further injuries, ... patients, aged 8 to 16, who had ACL reconstruction surgery. ... after their injury, 37 had surgery six to 12 weeks ... after their injury. The youngsters who had surgery later ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Riverside Health System became the first ... Virginia in late 2012 and now, in partnership with Williamsburg ... throughout the Williamsburg and Newport News region. , Also known ... benefits to independent older adults who wish to remain in ... net of continuing care services as well as control over ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... unravel mechanisms that guide function and differentiation of blood ... including our immune system. The study of human blood ... found in the bone marrow in specialized "niches" that ... group of scientists from Dresden led by stem cell ... to generate a mouse model that supports the transplantation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) Welcomes Joshua Corday as Senior Development Officer 2Health News:Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) Welcomes Joshua Corday as Senior Development Officer 3Health News:Acthar’s Deadly Adverse Events Revealed 2Health News:Acthar’s Deadly Adverse Events Revealed 3Health News:Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds 2Health News:Riverside and Williamsburg Landing Partner to Offer First of Its Kind Service to Virginians Who Want to Age in Place 2Health News:Riverside and Williamsburg Landing Partner to Offer First of Its Kind Service to Virginians Who Want to Age in Place 3Health News:Riverside and Williamsburg Landing Partner to Offer First of Its Kind Service to Virginians Who Want to Age in Place 4Health News:Opening-up the stem cell niche 2
... and ISMANING, Germany, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/,-- XIRING ... security solutions,for remote transactions, and SCM Microsystems ... of solutions that open the Digital,World, today ... eHealth,smart card terminals for the new generation ...
... today filed an amicus brief on behalf of ten ... RU-486., AUL President Dr. Charmaine Yoest stated, "RU-486 ... women,s lives. We must put a stop to,abortionists, dangerous, ... in the right direction, and as we argue in ...
... into any grocery store,and there,s likely to be ... struggle with mindless eating have already begun to ... people find that Halloween spurs,a particularly tough time ... coming, it,only becomes more challenging. Dieters, mindless eaters, ...
... SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Oct. 16 With a combination ... become its hallmark, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company,(MassMutual) ... to the cause,of Breast Cancer Awareness Month., ... contribute tens of thousands,of dollars to cancer research, ...
... Alert Urges HR/Leadership Development to Implement Post-Crash Development Programs with ... ... Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) October 16, 2008 -- ... and how human resources and leadership development can quickly ...
... researcher, clinical nutritionist and women,s health practitioner, has ... Revitalizer, designed to bring back thicker, fuller hair ... Nails Revitalizer is available exclusively through Doctors, Preferred, ... one of the largest North American direct-mail supplement ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:XIRING and SCM Microsystems Jointly Develop Mobile Terminals for German eHealth Market 2Health News:XIRING and SCM Microsystems Jointly Develop Mobile Terminals for German eHealth Market 3Health News:Ohio's Regulation of RU-486 Clear and Constitutional, Should Be Upheld Argues AUL in Brief Filed Before Ohio Supreme Court 2Health News:A Mindful Chocolate Meditation 2Health News:Donations, Education, and People-Power Mark MassMutual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Efforts 2Health News:Donations, Education, and People-Power Mark MassMutual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Efforts 3Health News:Donations, Education, and People-Power Mark MassMutual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Efforts 4Health News:Perth Leadership Institute Issues Alert on the Post-Crash Environment Facing HR/Leadership Development 2Health News:Perth Leadership Institute Issues Alert on the Post-Crash Environment Facing HR/Leadership Development 3Health News:Dr. Lark Creates Nutritional Supplement to Restore Thick Hair and Strong Nails 2Health News:Dr. Lark Creates Nutritional Supplement to Restore Thick Hair and Strong Nails 3
(Date:7/10/2014)...   LabStyle Innovations Corp . (OTCQB:DRIO), developer of ... appointment of Professor Richard B. Stone ... Directors. Prof. Stone brings over forty-five ... as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist public, company officer ... He currently serves on the board of directors ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 Most osteoporosis patients want a ... recent online survey* sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. The ... Osteoporosis Foundation online support community, revealed that 74 percent ... comes in a form other than a pill or ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. , Jan. 15, 2014  Celsion Corporation (the ... it has received commitments from institutional investors to purchase ... common stock in an at-the-market registered direct offering, led ... Company entered into definitive purchase agreements with these investors ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 2Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Advanced Drug Delivery Markets (Liposomes, Polymers and ... Drug delivery is evolving at a ... discovered frequently. Advanced drug delivery deals with developing ...
... Jan. 11, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... catalogue: France Pharmaceutical Market Overview ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0360215/France-Pharmaceutical-Market-Overview-–--Austerity-measures-will-impact-pharmaceutical-market-growth.html ... pharma market in France was valued at $38.8bn ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Advanced Drug Delivery Markets (Liposomes, Polymers and Monoclonal Antibodies) 2Reportlinker Adds Advanced Drug Delivery Markets (Liposomes, Polymers and Monoclonal Antibodies) 3Reportlinker Adds France Pharmaceutical Market Overview - Austerity measures will impact pharmaceutical market growth 2
... an innovative, quick and easy automated ... 60% less space on your laboratory ... this amazingly easy-to-use, one-hand system, you ... whole range of Diamond Tips. All ...
200 L, Racked, Pre-sterilized, 96 tips/rack, clear Recommended for 20, 25, 50, 100 and 200 L pipettes. Can also be used with 300 L pipettes when pipetting 200 L or less....
MBP's equivalent to the "Universal Yellow" tip, this 200 L tip utilizes a MicroPoint design for accurate sample handling. 10 L Ref. mark....
For the quantitative determination of luteinizing hormone (LH) concentration in human serum....
Medicine Products: