We examined the effects of injections of ibotenic acid into the medial septum (MS), dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus (dLGN), caudate-putamen (CP) or fornix-fimbria (FF) on fibres close to the injection site. Injections into the MS and dLGN resulted in demyelination. The area of demyelination correlated with the area of maximal gliosis. The major cell type in the area of gliosis were cells of haemopoietic origin, as revealed by using monoclonal antibodies (Mabs). Demyelination was not observe...Expand abstract
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Ibotenic acid induced demyelination in the central nervous system: a consequence of a local inflammatory response.
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