Fetal cortical transplants ameliorate thalamic atrophy ipsilateral to neonatal frontal cortex lesions

Frank R Sharp, Manuel F. Gonzalez

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Abstract

Thalamic atrophy develops ipsilateral to neonatal frontal cortex lesions. Fetal cortex transplants placed in these lesions at birth ameliorate the thalamic atrophy. This could be due to trophic effects of the transplants on the neonatal host thalamus, host cortex, or both.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)247-251
Number of pages5
JournalNeuroscience Letters
Volume71
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 11 1986
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Fetal transplant
  • Neonatal cortex lesion
  • Neurotrophic factor
  • Thalamic atrophy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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