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Table 1 Morphological analysis of the spinal cord of mice 4 weeks after injury

From: IGF-1 overexpression improves mesenchymal stem cell survival and promotes neurological recovery after spinal cord injury

  Saline#1 Saline#2 Saline#3 BMMSC#1 BMMSC#2 BMMSC#3 BMMSC-IGF1#1 BMMSC-IGF1#2 BMMSC-IGF1#3
Collagen fibers †† †††
No. of images 5/10 10/10 2/10 3/10 2/10 1/10 7/10 0/10 1/10
Thickness of the fibers Thick Thick Thin Thin Thin Thin Thin Thick
Myelin sheath †† ††† ††† †† ††† ††† †††
No. of images 10/10 0/10 10/10 8/10 10/10 10/10 9/10 10/10 9/10
Profile Demyelinated Demyelinated Myelinated Myelinated Myelinated Myelinated Myelinated Myelinated
Degeneration vacuoles †† ††† ††† ††† †††
No. of images 2/10 9/10 1/10 3/10 0/10 6/10 3/10 0/10 1/10
  1. † = little, †† = reasonable, ††† = very