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Neural Plasticity
Volume 2018, Article ID 8561704, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8561704
Research Article

Peripheral Nerve Injury-Induced Astrocyte Activation in Spinal Ventral Horn Contributes to Nerve Regeneration

1Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Construction and Detection in Tissue Engineering, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
2Department of Histology and Embryology, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
3Department of Histology and Embryology, Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou 350000, China
4Department of Anatomy, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
5State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
6Joint Laboratory of Jinan University and The University of Hong Kong, GHM Institute of CNS Regeneration, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China
7Institute of Bone Biology, Academy of Orthopedics, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province 510665, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Jiasong Guo; moc.nuyila@ouggnosaij

Received 30 November 2017; Revised 3 February 2018; Accepted 20 February 2018; Published 3 April 2018

Academic Editor: Long-Jun Wu

Copyright © 2018 Changhui Qian 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.

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