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Oligodendrocytes

oligodendrocyte

neuroglial cell of the central nervous system in vertebrates whose function is to myelinate cNS axons.


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Re: Difference between Schwann's Cells, myelin sheath and...

The Schwann cells covers strongly about the axon. Where the central nervous system the myelin is established by oligodendrocytes, it is a glial cells in the brain... 8)

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by philipsteele
Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:51 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Difference between Schwann's Cells, myelin sheath and...
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Difference between Schwann's Cells, myelin sheath and...

Schwan cells produce myelin sheath but are found in peripheral neurons only, the neurons of CNS are derived from Oligodendrocytes. I hope it's a bit clear now.

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by AKumar
Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Difference between Schwann's Cells, myelin sheath and...
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How can I isolate adult stem cells from circulation.

... that scientists agreed that the adult brain does contain stem cells that are able to generate the brain's three major cell types—astrocytes and oligodendrocytes, which are non-neuronal cells, and neurons, or nerve cells. A. Where are adult stem cells found and what do they normally do? adult ...

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by biolearner
Mon May 19, 2008 10:07 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How can I isolate adult stem cells from circulation.
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Re: Oligodendrocytes.

Thank you !!! :)

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by danapeso
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:55 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Oligodendrocytes.
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Re: Oligodendrocytes.

I have just the thread for you. http://www.biology-online.org/biology-forum/about13117.html

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by MichaelXY
Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:37 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Oligodendrocytes.
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