The Cytoskeleton in the Differentiation of Myelin-Forming Cells
The ensheathment of nerve fibres by oligodendrocytes and Schwann cells requires a dramatic change in cell morphology. Not only must these cells extend long processes in order to insulate axons but they must also migrate considerable distances to reach their targets. Since interactions between the cytoskeleton and the plasma membrane are known to control cell shape and movement, the cellular cytoskeleton must play a fundamental role in myelination.
KeywordsLysine Polypeptide Macromolecule FITC Kelly
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