nodes of Ranvier


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nodes of Ranvier:

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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6 is the predominant Nav at mature nodes of Ranvier in both the PNS and CNS [53-54], following a transition from Nav1.
We demonstrated that GFP-OECs form compact myelin and establish ultrastructurally intact nodes of Ranvier [62].
Hickman's team has now achieved the first successful model nodes of Ranvier formation on motor nerves in a defined serum-free culture system.
I explain that the gaps in the second line-up are representative of myelin patches called internodes and the participants are representative of the Nodes of Ranvier.