Molecular Biology of Myelination

Anthony T. Campagnoni

in Neuroglia

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Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195152227
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199865024 | DOI:
                      Molecular Biology of Myelination

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This chapter presents a brief overview of the molecular biology of the myelin protein genes and their expression into mRNA and protein. Topics discussed include classic myelin basic proteins and golli proteins, myelin proteolipid proteins, myelin-associated/oligodendrocyte basic protein, myelin-associated glycoprotein, oligodendrocyte-myelin glycoprotein, and peripheral myelin protein zero.

Keywords: myelin protein genes; gene expression; mRNA; proteins

Chapter.  7821 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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