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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 740403, 17 pages
Review Article

Biological Role of Dystroglycan in Schwann Cell Function and Its Implications in Peripheral Nervous System Diseases

1Centre for Neuroregeneration, University of Edinburgh, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SB, UK
2Faculty of Medical Sciences, Teikyo University of Science, 2-2 Senju-Sakuragi, Adachi-ku, Tokyo 120-0045, Japan
3Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Teikyo University, 2-11-1 Kaga, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173-8605, Japan

Received 22 October 2009; Accepted 20 April 2010

Academic Editor: Chung-Liang Chien

Copyright © 2010 Toshihiro Masaki and Kiichiro Matsumura. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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