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Factors Controlling Myelin Formation

Lynn D. Hudson

in Neuroglia

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Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195152227
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199865024 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0020
                      Factors Controlling Myelin Formation

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This chapter focuses on the emerging checkpoints in myelin formation. Topics discussed include transcriptional controls exerted on the specification and differentiation of myelin-forming cells, posttranscriptional control of myelin synthesis, and emerging concepts governing myelin formation.

Keywords: myelin-forming cells; transcriptional controls; myelin synthesis; posttranscriptional control

Chapter.  7569 words. 

Subjects: Neuroscience

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