Soft alginate hydrogel alters scar formation and promotes locomotor recovery after spinal cord injury in a rat hemimyelonectomy model

K.H. Sitoci-Ficici, M. Matyash, E. Leipniz, M. Gelinsky, G. Schackert, M. Kirsch & H. Ikonomidou
Objective: Regeneration after spinal cord injury (SCI) is very limited, since secondary cellular events enlarge the lesion and lead to impenetrable scar formation. Both restoration of the cellular pool by transplantation and provision of a suitable matrix for axonal extension through the lesion represent[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]