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Title: Cell therapy for Parkinson’s disease
Authors: Morizane, Asuka  kyouindb  KAKEN_id  orcid (unconfirmed)
Takahashi, Jun  kyouindb  KAKEN_id
Author's alias: 森實, 飛鳥
髙橋, 淳
Keywords: Parkinson
induced pluripotent stem cell
Issue Date: Mar-2016
Publisher: Japan Neurosurgical Society
Journal title: Neurologia Medico-Chirurgica
Volume: 56
Issue: 3
Start page: 102
End page: 109
Abstract: In Parkinson’s disease (PD), dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra are degenerated and lost. Cell therapy for PD replaces the lost dopamine neurons by transplanting donor dopamine neural progenitor cells. Cell therapy for PD has been performed in the clinic since the 1980s and uses donor cells from the mesencephalon of aborted embryos. Regenerative medicine for PD using induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell technology is drawing attention, because it offers a limitless and more advantageous source of donor cells than aborted embryos.
Rights: This article is applied Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial-NoDerivs License (CC BY-NC-ND) by the publisher.
DOI(Published Version): 10.2176/nmc.ra.2015-0303
PubMed ID: 26912295
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