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Ranvier's Nodes

Known as: Nodes, Ranvier's, Ranvier node, Nodes of Ranvier 
Regularly spaced gaps in the myelin sheaths of peripheral axons. Ranvier's nodes allow saltatory conduction, that is, jumping of impulses from node… 
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Neurons are highly specialized cells of the nervous system that receive, process and transmit electrical signals critical for… 
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Significance In vertebrates, the action potential travels along myelin-coated electrically isolated axons and is regenerated at… 
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Action potential timing is fundamental to information processing; however, its determinants are not fully understood. Here we… 
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Specific cell adhesion molecules (CAMs) are dedicated to the formation of axo-glial contacts at the nodes of Ranvier of… 
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The CNS-restricted versican splice-variant V2 is a large chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan incorporated in the extracellular… 
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Gliomedin, which has been implicated as a major player in genesis of the nodes of Ranvier, contains two collagenous domains and… 
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Saltatory electric conduction requires clustered voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs) at axon initial segments (AIS) and nodes… 
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
β-Spectrin and ankyrin are major components of the membrane cytoskeleton. We have generated mice carrying a null mutation in the… 
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Voltage-gated sodium channels perform critical roles for electrical signaling in the nervous system by generating action… 
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Immuno-electron microscopic localization of sodium channels at nodes of Ranvier within adult optic nerve was demonstrated with… 
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