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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… Expand
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2016
2016
Significance In vertebrates, the action potential travels along myelin-coated electrically isolated axons and is regenerated at… Expand
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Action potential timing is fundamental to information processing; however, its determinants are not fully understood. Here we… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Genetic, neuroimaging, and molecular neurobiological evidence support the hypothesis that the disconnectivity syndrome in… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The CNS-restricted versican splice-variant V2 is a large chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan incorporated in the extracellular… Expand
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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… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Saltatory electric conduction requires clustered voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs) at axon initial segments (AIS) and nodes… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract1.The effect of various toxin fractions isolated by Watt et al. (1978) from the venom of the scorpionCentruroides… Expand
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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… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Voltage-gated sodium channels perform critical roles for electrical signaling in the nervous system by generating action… Expand
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Immuno-electron microscopic localization of sodium channels at nodes of Ranvier within adult optic nerve was demonstrated with… Expand
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