Autologous stem cell-based therapy - cell or tissue transplantation in which the donor's provides the original source of cells as the basis for the transplant.
Nuclear reprogramming - the induction of changes in gene activity that result in a comprehensive transformation of cellular phenotype.
Transdifferentiation (metaplasia) - the change of a differentiated cell into another unique differentiated cell.
Schwann cells - the principle glial cells of the peripheral nervous system that function to support neurons in a myelinating and non-myelinating fashion.
Progenitor/stem like cells (pSLC) - reprogrammed Schwann cells.
Select key terms are defined below. For a complete list of glossary terms please refer to the book.