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The age and genomic integrity of neurons after cortical stroke in humans
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Applied Nuclear Physics. (Jonfysik)
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2014 (English)In: Nature Neuroscience, ISSN 1097-6256, Vol. 17, no 6, 801-803 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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It has been unclear whether ischemic stroke induces neurogenesis or neuronal DNA rearrangements in the human neocortex. Using immunohistochemistry; transcriptome, genome and ploidy analyses; and determination of nuclear bomb test-derived (14)C concentration in neuronal DNA, we found neither to be the case. A large proportion of cortical neurons displayed DNA fragmentation and DNA repair a short time after stroke, whereas neurons at chronic stages after stroke showed DNA integrity, demonstrating the relevance of an intact genome for survival.

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2014. Vol. 17, no 6, 801-803 p.
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Neurogenesis, cell regeneration, cortical stroke, bomb peak
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-223754DOI: 10.1038/nn.3706ISI: 000336638000013PubMedID: 24747576OAI: diva2:713942
Available from: 2014-04-24 Created: 2014-04-24 Last updated: 2014-07-02Bibliographically approved

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