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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 315848, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/315848
Research Article

Therapeutic Effect of Exendin-4, a Long-Acting Analogue of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist, on Nerve Regeneration after the Crush Nerve Injury

1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3-2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-8513, Japan
2Division of Environmental Medicine, National Defense Medical College Research Institute, 3-2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-8513, Japan
3Orthopedic Surgery, Japan Self Defense Forces Central Hospital, 1-2-24 Ikejiri, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-0001, Japan
4Department of Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, P.O. Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
5The Nukada Institute for Medical and Biological Research, 5-18 Inage-cho, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-0035, Japan

Received 26 April 2013; Revised 11 July 2013; Accepted 14 July 2013

Academic Editor: Levent Sarıkcıoğlu

Copyright © 2013 Koji Yamamoto et al. 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.

How to Cite this Article

Koji Yamamoto, Masatoshi Amako, Yoritsuna Yamamoto, et al., “Therapeutic Effect of Exendin-4, a Long-Acting Analogue of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist, on Nerve Regeneration after the Crush Nerve Injury,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 315848, 7 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/315848