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Axonal transport

Axonal transport

Directed transport of organelles and molecules along a nerve cell axon. Transport can be anterograde (from the cell body) or retrograde (toward the cell body). (alberts et al., molecular biology of the cell, 3d ed, pg3)


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... in the nucleus and neurites. Studies show that the aggregates block axonal transport by binding motor proteins and cytoskeletal components. Also aggregates can be large ...

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