Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2768

Table of Content: 30 November 2015; 10(22)

November 2015

Effects of streptozotocin diabetes on the ultrastructure of astrocytes in the cervical enlargement of rat spinal cord

A chronic complication of diabetes mellitus (DM), diabetic neuropathy, causes neurodegeneration leading to the development of neuropathic pain and sensation loss, particularly in the hands and arms. The cervical enlargement of the spinal cord sends the nerve supply to the hands and arms. Moreover, astrocytes effectively provide structural and functional maintenance of neurons in the spinal cord. Nevertheless, there is...

Author(s): Sirinush Sricharoenvej, Amornrat Chookliang, Passara Lanlua and Chittapon Juntararussamee