Schwann


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Schwann

(shvahn),
Theodor, German histologist and physiologist, 1810-1882. See: Schwann cells, Schwann cell unit, Schwann white substance, sheath of Schwann.
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Protein Kinase A-Induced Phosphorylation of the p65 Subunit of Nuclear Factor - B promotes schwann cell differentiation into a myelinating phenotype.
We then used pertinent small molecules to either enhance or inhibit pathways that are active or inactive, respectively, in the embryo during Schwann cell differentiation.
Reprogramming adult Schwann cells to stem cell-like cells by leprosy bacilli promotes dissemination of infection [abstract].
Sixteen sciatic nerve transverse cuts and 8 transverse cuts of the thoracic portion of the sympathetic trunk were used, processed according to the classical histological technique, taking into account the diameter of the nerve fibers, endoneurium characteristics, number and shape of Schwann cells, using an image analyzer software.
Loss of NF1 allele in Schwann cells but not in fibroblasts derived from an NF1-associated neurofibroma.
Schwannomas are benign mesenchymal tumors that are derived from the cells of Schwann that form the neural sheath.
If you were unable to disprove Schleiden and Schwann, what conclusions did you draw concerning their generalizations about cells?
In the present research, we observed a significant difference among the groups for the proliferation of neurons and Schwann cells over 30 days of treatment through laser therapy, making the treatment efficiency through this resource, even in a short period of time, statistically proved.
Histologically, it is composed of Schwann and ganglion cells.
The concept of red cell production could not be formulated until cell theory was postulated in 1838 by Schleiden and Schwann, identifying the cell as the fundamental unit of life (4, 5).
Anne Baron-Van Evercooren, PhD, and colleagues at INSERM in Paris, as well as other teams, have found that altering gene activity in Schwann cells could enhance their migration to lesion sites and promote their repair activities in the central nervous system of mice.
Discussion Schwannomas are benign neurogenic tumors originating from the Schwann cells of the peripheral nerve sheaths.