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The Schwann cell: Morphology and development

NAOMI KLEITMAN and RICHARD P. BUNGE

in The Axon: Structure, Function and Pathophysiology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195082937
eISBN:
9780199865802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter describes the sequential phenomena observed during the development of the peripheral nerve, with emphasis on the Schwann cell. It presents research elucidating the mechanisms by which ... More


Mechanisms of adhesion between axons and glial cells

JAMES L. SALZER

in The Axon: Structure, Function and Pathophysiology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195082937
eISBN:
9780199865802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the structural features of cell adhesion molecules (CAMs) and their role in axonal-glial interactions of myelination and nerve fiber outgrowth. CAMs mediate many of the ... More


Neurological Mouse Mutants: A Molecular-Genetic Analysis of Myelin Proteins

Klaus-Armin Nave and Ueli Suter

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0043
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter presents an overview of mutations in the mouse that have improved our understanding of structural myelin proteins. Mouse genetics, in combination with molecular cell biology and ... More


Neuron–glial interactions

Barbara A. Barres

in Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195111668
eISBN:
9780199865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111668.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This chapter reviews recent studies that suggest that it is no longer tenable to consider glial cells as passive support cells. These studies have shown that interactions between neurons and glial ... More


Axonal control of oligodendrocyte development

B.A. Barres and M.C. Raff

in Glial Cell Development: basic principles and clinical relevance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748542
eISBN:
9780191724367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748542.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The only known function of oligodendrocytes is to myelinate axons in the vertebrate central nervous system (CNS). This chapter considers how the number of oligodendrocytes is matched during ... More


Speculations on myelin sheath evolution

D.R. Colman, J.P. Doyle, D. D'Urso, K. Kitagawa, L. Pedraza, M. Yoshida, and A.M. Fannon

in Glial Cell Development: basic principles and clinical relevance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748542
eISBN:
9780191724367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748542.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter reviews studies on myelin sheath evolution. These suggest that members of well-studied gene superfamilies whose products are known to function as cell-cell recognition/adhesion molecules ... More


Myelin-specific genes and their mutations in the mouse

Klaus-Armin Nave

in Glial Cell Development: basic principles and clinical relevance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748542
eISBN:
9780191724367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748542.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Myelination depends on the co-ordinate expression of a battery of structural proteins which are responsible for the architecture of compacted myelin. Mutations of myelin genes illustrate how ... More


Glial transplantation: Robin J.M. Franklin

James W. Fawcett, Anne E. Rosser, and Stephen B. Dunnett

in Brain Damage, Brain Repair

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523376
eISBN:
9780191724534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523376.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

In parallel with the development of neuronal transplantation, glial cell transplantation has rapidly evolved as an experimental technique to study cellular interactions during glial development, and ... More


Neural Bases of Cognitive Development

Margot J. Taylor

in Lifespan Cognition: Mechanisms of Change

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195169539
eISBN:
9780199847204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169539.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

At birth, an infant's brain and central nervous system contain all the components found in all adult brain, just as the newborn's body has all the parts in the right places, but the growth and ... More


The child musician’s brain

Donald A. Hodges

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The brain undergoes enormous changes from conception to age 18. Explosive growth, directed by genetic instructions and life experiences, is later counterbalanced by deletion of cortical connections ... More


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