Schwann cell


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Schwann cell:

see nervous systemnervous system,
network of specialized tissue that controls actions and reactions of the body and its adjustment to the environment. Virtually all members of the animal kingdom have at least a rudimentary nervous system.
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Schwann cell

[′shwän ‚sel]
(histology)
One of the cells that surround peripheral axons forming sheaths of the neurilemma.
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Study of biocompatibility of small intestinal submucosa (SIS) with Schwann cells in vitro.
Although CT-guided biopsy may be helpful for diagnosis if the sample contains sufficient Schwann cells to visualize microscopically, it is usually unreliable.
NEDD8 was also present in Schwann cell bodies similar to DCUN1D2 (data not shown).
Park, "Proteasome inhibition suppresses schwann cell dedifferentiation in vitro and in vivo," Glia, vol.
In AN patients, all NF[kappa]B and RAGE positive cells were macrophages, whereas all NF[kappa]B and RAGE positive cells were Schwann cells in HNPP patients (Figure 3b, c).
Prof Sieber-Blum's team showed it was possible to create large populations of human Schwann cells in the laboratory, which interacted with nerves in the correct way.
Innate immune response precedes Mycobacterium leprae-induced reprogramming of adult Schwann Cells.
MpzR98C is retained in the endoplasmic reticulum of Schwann cells and provokes a transitory canonical unfolded protein response.
Mighty bugs: leprosy bacteria turn Schwann cells into stern cells.
At first, GGFs were identified as a group of three members of potent Schwann cell mitogens (1, 2).
Like oligodendrocyte, Schwann cells wrap themselves around nerve axons, but the difference is that a single Schwann cell makes up a single segment of an axon's myelin sheath.
The traumatic neuroma is a non-neoplastic lesion characterized by the proliferation of schwann cells and nerve fibers that arise following injury to a nerve.