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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Serum and CSF samples showed non protective titre (0.2 - 0.5 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., 2002).
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).
Posttranslational modification of neurofilament proteins by phosphate during axoplasmic transport in retinal ganglion cell neurons.