axonal transport

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axonal transport

[ak¦sän·əl ′tranz‚pȯrt]
(neuroscience)
The movement of organelles and molecules down a nerve cell's axon to its terminals along its cytoplasmic microtubule network.
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They represent retinal hyaline corpuscles resulting from impaired axoplasmic transport of retinal ganglion cells of optic nerve in front of the lamina cribrosa [1, 2].
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.