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Details for myelin sheath
myelin sheathmyelin sheath
Gene ontology ID
GO:0043209
Definition
An electrically insulating fatty layer that surrounds the axons of many neurons. It is an outgrowth of glial cells: Schwann cells supply the myelin for peripheral neurons while oligodendrocytes supply it to those of the central nervous system
References
1. GOC: cjm
2. GOC: jl
3. NIF Subcellular: sao-593830697
4. Wikipedia: Myelin
5. FMA: 62983
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