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- n. Any of a class of enzymes that catalyse the hydrolysis of chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans.
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She injected 3-month-old rats with an enzyme called chondroitinase ABC that breaks down CSPGs.
Nature showed that treatment with chondroitinase, in combination with a peripheral nerve graft, led to significant recovery of diaphragmatic function in a preclinical model of spinal cord injury.
Edwardsiella tarda rpoS: effect on serum resistance, chondroitinase activity, biofilm formation, and autoinducer synthetases expression.
He says the enzyme, chondroitinase ABC (chABC), is heat sensitive and must be repeatedly injected or infused into the body to work.
2005 Combining Schwann cell bridges and olfactory-ensheathing glia grafts with chondroitinase promotes locomotor recovery after complete transection of the spinal cord.
2001 Regeneration of CNS axons back to their target following treatment of adult rat brain with chondroitinase ABC.