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Unformatted text preview: Follows myelin sheaths when possible Better in PNS; usually fails in CNS Poor guidance; often fails Glial scars Sprouting of axons Usually occurs spontaneously Merzenich experiment Similar to development Probably selective apoptosis Results in humans Not always correctly rewired 3 Other neat facts: Denervation supersensitivity Surely part of the regrowth/sprouting phenomenon Effect of catecholaminergic agonists Amphetamine, other DA agonists Better when combined with PT Effect of antagonists Haldol inhibits Conclusions Things are not easy other tissues, cells heal much better Field has carefully optimistic view Better drugs other methods...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2008 for the course BISC 230LXG taught by Professor Mcclure,greene during the Spring '08 term at USC.
- Spring '08