Stem cell-derived neurotrophic support for the neuromuscular junction in spinal muscular atrophy

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  • Keirstead H
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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by specific degeneration of α-motor neurons in the spinal cord. The use of cell transplantation to restore lost function through cell replacement or prevent further degeneration of motor neurons and synapses through neurotrophic support heralds tremendous hope in the SMA field.

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  • Tanya J Wyatt

  • Hans S Keirstead

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