Axotomy increases NADPH-diaphorase activity in the dorsal root ganglia and lumbar spinal cord of the turtle Trachemys dorbigni

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Partata W.A. ; Krepsky A.M.R. ; Marques M. ; Achaval M. (1999)
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research (issn: 0100-879X, eissn: 0034-7310)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0100-879X1999000400018
  • Subject: turtle | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | NADPH-diaphorase | axotomy | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5
    mesheuropmc: nervous system

Seven days after transection of the sciatic nerve NADPH-diaphorase activity increased in the small and medium neurons of the dorsal root ganglia of the turtle. However, this increase was observed only in medium neurons for up to 90 days. At this time a bilateral increas... View more
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