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… (More)
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2017
2017
Myelination speeds conduction of the nerve impulse, enhancing cognitive power. Changes of white matter structure contribute to… (More)
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2015
2015
Action potential timing is fundamental to information processing; however, its determinants are not fully understood. Here we… (More)
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2014
2014
Clustering of Na(+) channels at the nodes of Ranvier is coordinated by myelinating glia. In the peripheral nervous system… (More)
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2012
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2012
CONTEXT Genetic, neuroimaging, and molecular neurobiological evidence support the hypothesis that the disconnectivity syndrome in… (More)
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2009
2009
The CNS-restricted versican splice-variant V2 is a large chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan incorporated in the extracellular… (More)
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2006
2006
Mitochondria and other membranous organelles are frequently enriched in the nodes and paranodes of peripheral myelinated axons… (More)
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2004
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2004
Saltatory electric conduction requires clustered voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs) at axon initial segments (AIS) and nodes… (More)
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2002
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2002
beta-Spectrin and ankyrin are major components of the membrane cytoskeleton. We have generated mice carrying a null mutation in… (More)
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2000
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2000
Voltage-gated sodium channels perform critical roles for electrical signaling in the nervous system by generating action… (More)
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1996
1996
AnkyrinGs of 270 and 480 kDa are localized at nodes of Ranvier and are candidates to couple the voltage-dependent sodium channel… (More)
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