Subject: why is the peripheral nervous system capable of regeneration, but not CNS?
Date: Sun Sep 6 19:15:07 1998
Posted by Jeff Toyes
Grade level: undergrad
School: Rutgers College
City: New Brunswick State/Province: NJ
Area of science: Neuroscience
First, when we say "regeneration" are we referring to actual cell
division or merely the stretching of nerves to reform a synapse?
Second, why is the perpheral nervous system capable of regeneration
while the CNS isn't? I assume it has something to do with gene
Re: why is the peripheral nervous system capable of regeneration, but not CNS?
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