Myelin Sheath

Known as: Sheath, Myelin, Myelin Sheaths, Sheaths, Myelin 
The lipid-rich sheath surrounding AXONS in both the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS and PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. The myelin sheath is an electrical… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Multiple sclerosis is characterized by inflammatory activity that results in destruction of the myelin sheaths that enwrap axons… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory immune-mediate disorder of the central nervous system (CNS), primarily affecting the… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
High-resolution serial-section electron microscopy (ssEM) makes it possible to investigate the dense meshwork of axons, dendrites… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Oligodendrocyte precursors (OPs) continue to proliferate and generate myelinating oligodendrocytes (OLs) well into adulthood. It… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Central nervous system myelin is a specialized structure produced by oligodendrocytes that ensheaths axons, allowing rapid and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In the nervous system of vertebrates, myelination is essential for rapid and accurate impulse conduction. Myelin thickness… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The molecular mechanisms underlying myelin sheath destruction in multiple sclerosis lesions remain unresolved. With immunogold… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Members of the newly identified claudin gene family constitute tight junction (TJ) strands, which play a pivotal role in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Glial cells produce myelin and contribute to axonal morphology in the nervous system. Two myelin membrane proteolipids, PLP and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The Schwann cell myelin sheath is a multilamellar structure with distinct structural domains in which different proteins are… (More)
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