The capacity for long-distance axon regeneration and functional recovery after spinal cord injury in the adult has long been thought to be a unique feature of certain non-mammalian vertebrates. However, in this issue of Developmental Cell, Nogueira-Rodrigues et al. report an astonishingly high regenerative ability in the spiny mouse.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 28 Feb 2022|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Animals, Axons, Disease Models, Animal, Nerve Regeneration, Spinal Cord/physiopathology, Spinal Cord Injuries/physiopathology