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Drug May Help To Regenerate Erectile Nerves Damaged by Prostate Surgery

News   Apr 20, 2021 | Original story from Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 
Drug May Help To Regenerate Erectile Nerves Damaged by Prostate Surgery

These images show neurons cultured in petri dishes and treated with either control (inactive) siRNA (left) or the siRNA drug itself (FL2 siRNA) (right). Neurons treated with the drug regenerate their axons (the thin fibers extending from the neurons' central bodies) at a significantly faster rate than control-treated neurons. Scale bar = 0.10 mm. Credit: Lisa Baker, Ph.D./Courtesy Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 
 
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