Harderian gland-derived stem cells as a cytotherapy in a guinea pig model of carboplatin-induced hearing loss.

Affiliation

Human Anatomy and Embryology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Stem cells therapy of hearing loss is a challenging field due to lacking self-regenerative capacity of cochlea. Harderian gland of guinea pigs was thought to harbour a unique type of progenitors which could restore the damaged cochlear tissues.

Keywords

Carboplatin,Guinea pigs,Harderian gland,Hearing loss,Stem cells,