alexa Isolation of neural stem cells from the forebrain of deceased early postnatal and adult rats with protracted post-mortem intervals.
Surgery

Surgery

Journal of Transplantation Technologies & Research

Author(s): Xu Y, Kimura K, Matsumoto N, Ide C

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Neural stem cells were isolated from deceased early postnatal and adult rats with varying post-mortem intervals. Animals were killed by deep anesthesia and stored in a refrigerator at 4 degrees C for 1-6 days before use. Neurospheres were obtained from the forebrain tissue, including the lateral ventricle in the early postnatal rats, and from the striatal wall of lateral ventricle, including the subventricular zone (SVZ) in adult rats. The number of neurospheres obtained in the primary culture from early postnatal animals was much larger than that from the adult rats. There was no significant difference in the population of neurospheres between the living and the deceased animals at least within 2 days after death. A few neurospheres were still obtainable at 6 days after death in early postnatal animals, but almost no neurospheres were obtained at 5 days after death in the adult rats. The differentiation capacity of neural stem cells in neurospheres was similar between the deceased and the living animals. The rich vascular bed in the SVZ of the lateral ventricle suggests that the vascular architecture might be in part responsible for the survival of the neural stem cells in the deceased animals. Neurosphere cells derived from deceased adult rats survived and differentiated mainly into glial cells in the host spinal cord tissue after transplantation into the injured spinal cord. Therefore, the neural stem cells from deceased animals express the same phenotypes as those from living animals in terms of neurosphere formation, proliferation, and differentiation at least 2 days after death. The neural stem cells from cadavers have great significance in terms of their clinical use as homografts for CNS regeneration. Copyright 2003 Wiley-Liss, Inc. This article was published in J Neurosci Res and referenced in Journal of Transplantation Technologies & Research

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords