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Curr Biol. 2010 Sep 14;20(17):R713-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.07.006.

Axon regeneration: electrical silencing is a condition for regrowth.

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F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

Abstract

A recent study in primary sensory neurons shows that electrical activity--mediated through L-type voltage-gated calcium channels--could suppress axon growth after injury.

PMID:
20833314
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2010.07.006
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