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Here’s a new paper this week on the topic of the growth-blocking glial scar that forms in the area of spinal cord damage. There has been much discussion in recent years about ways to chemically degrade this scar, using an enzyme called chondroitinase, now stuck with the nickname chase. Chase dissolves certain sugar chains that characterize the cartilage-like scar material, called condroitin sulfate proteoglycans (CSGPs). Read More