Experimental investigation of muscular neurotization in the rat

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dc.contributor.author Must, Rachel E. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-04-06T18:31:13Z
dc.date.available 2007-04-06T18:31:13Z
dc.date.issued 1987-07 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Must, Rachel (1987)."Experimental investigation of muscular neurotization in the rat." Muscle & Nerve 10(6): 530-536. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/50139> en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0148-639X en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1097-4598 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/50139
dc.identifier.uri http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=retrieve&db=pubmed&list_uids=3627160&dopt=citation en_US
dc.description.abstract Reinnervation of a free muscle graft by nerves from an adjacent intact muscle is called muscular neurotization. This paper investigates the mechanisms and stimuli responsible for muscular neurotization in the rat. Sternohyoid or sternomastoid muscles were transplanted as free muscle grafts to the ventral surface of an intact sternohyoid muscle (feeder muscle). After several weeks the graft and underlying feeder muscle were removed together, frozen, serially sectioned, stained, and carefully examined for the presence or absence of nerves. It was concluded from a series of experiments that in this model muscular neurotization is a form of nerve regeneration. In order for muscular neurotization to occur, it is necessary to have (1) injury to the nerves of the intact feeder muscle and (2) a pathway upon which the regenerating nerves may grow into the graft. en_US
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dc.publisher Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company en_US
dc.subject.other Life and Medical Sciences en_US
dc.subject.other Neuroscience, Neurology and Psychiatry en_US
dc.title Experimental investigation of muscular neurotization in the rat en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.rights.robots IndexNoFollow en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Neurosciences en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Health Sciences en_US
dc.description.peerreviewed Peer Reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI ; Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 en_US
dc.identifier.pmid 3627160 en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/50139/1/880100607_ftp.pdf en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.880100607 en_US
dc.identifier.source Muscle & Nerve en_US
dc.owningcollname Interdisciplinary and Peer-Reviewed
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