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myelination

The process in which myelin sheaths are formed and maintained around neurons. Oligodendrocytes in the brain and spinal cord and Schwann cells in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Myelin-forming oligodendrocytes (OLs) are formed continuously in the healthy adult brain. In this work, we study the function of… Expand
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2010
Review
2010
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  • Nature
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 4331499
The myelination of axons by glial cells was the last major step in the evolution of cells in the vertebrate nervous system, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Although BACE1 (beta-site amyloid precursor protein–cleaving enzyme 1) is essential for the generation of amyloid-b peptide in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Myelin, the insulating layers of membrane wrapped around axons by oligodendrocytes, is essential for normal impulse conduction… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Bace1 is an endopeptidase that cleaves the amyloid precursor protein at the β-secretase site. Apart from this cleavage, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The control of myelination by oligodendrocytes in the CNS is poorly understood. Here we show that LINGO-1 is an important… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Myelination of axons by oligodendrocytes enables rapid impulse propagation in the central nervous system. But long-term… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Neuropathological and brain imaging studies suggest that schizophrenia may result from neurodevelopmental defects… Expand
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1996
Review
1996
A theory is proposed to account for some of the age-related differences reported in measures of Type A or fluid cognition. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The oligodendrocyte is the myelin-forming cell in the central nervous system. Despite the close interaction between axons and… Expand
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