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axoplasm

[′ak·sə‚plaz·əm]
(neuroscience)
The protoplasm of an axon.
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It is known, for example, that the ion channels may be voltage-gated and also mechanically sensitive [48] and that an action potential generates an axoplasmic pressure wave in the intersticial fluid [43,44].
Optic nerve hydropic axonal degeneration and block retrograde axoplasmic transport.
Drusen of the optic disk and aberrant axoplasmic transport.
Increased ET-1 not only reduces optic nerve blood flow and interferes with axoplasmic transport but also activates astrocytes [60].
nerve gliding, reduction of nerve adherence, dispersion of noxious fluids, increased neural vascularity, and improvement of axoplasmic flow".
Thus, the impairment of the nervous system mechanics, including movement, elasticity, conduction and axoplasmic flow, can generate dysfunctions in the nervous system or in the musculoskeletal structures that receive its innervations (ZAMBERLAN; KERPPERS, 2007).
5 EU/ml) that may be due to early stage or acute infection as intracellular axoplasmic transport prevents virus contact with cells of the immune system, although the virus is highly immunogenic (Quinn et al.
Axoplasmic transport provides the mechanism to bidirectionally translocate not only organelles and viruses but also injected NPs, which are widely used neuroanatomists to trace nerve fiber connectivity (Weiss and Gorio 1982).
The authors noted expansion of perineuronal spaces, cytoplasmic vacuoles, changes in myelin structure, and axoplasmic shrinkage.
After uptake of TYR by sympathetic nerves via the cell membrane norepinephrine (NE) transporter and translocation of axoplasmic TYR into vesicles, NE exits the vesicles.
Thin sections were examined by transmission electron microscopy to show axoplasmic elements and adjacent structures.
The hallmarks of Wallerian degeneration are axoplasmic condensation and myelin and axonal disintegration.