Regulation of Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Development: Antibody-Perturbation Studies
The differentiation of oligodendrocytes (OL) and their elaboration of myelin sheaths is a crucial event of brain development. The resultant saltatory nerve conduction allows for dramatic savings in energy consumption and space utilization. Disruption of myelinogenesis causes serious neurological deficits, many with chronic implications (Morell, 1984).
KeywordsMyelin Basic Protein Myelin Protein Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Oligodendrocyte Differentiation Oligodendrocyte Lineage
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