neurite


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neurite

(nū′rīt) [Gr. neuron, nerve, sinew]
An axon or a dendrite.

neurite

a cytoplasmic process of the NEURONS: DENDRITE or AXON.
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Identification of myelin-associated glycoprotein as a major myelin-derived inhibitor of neurite growth.
Long non-coding RNA uc.217 regulates neurite outgrowth in dorsal root ganglion neurons following peripheral nerve injury.
The research resulted in a conclusion that test participants who were capable of processing auditory speech in the left hemisphere at a high speed possessed an extraordinarily high number of densely packed neurites in the left planum temporale.
This doesn't mean neurons die off during depression, but that neurites retract.
Neurotoxicity assays based on neurite outgrowth dynamics For the NeuriTox test, LUHMES cells were differentiated for 48 h and seeded into 96 well plates at a density of 100,000 cells/[cm.sup.2] in a volume of 90 [micro]l DM without cAMP and GDNF.
On one hand, the glial scar could act as a mechanical barrier for neurites, preventing them from reinnervating the host brain.
Comparison of normalized average neurite extension from cells differentiated in both collagen-coated GF and collagen revealed significant differences (p = 0.002) (Figure 8).
The direction of neurite outgrowth in relation to topographic guidance cues was assessed using the "directionality" plugin in ImageJ (open source software).
Neurite out growth-promoting and mitogenic actions of the recombinant and tissue-derived protein," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Suzuki, "A three-dimensional neuronal culture technique that controls the direction of neurite elongation and the position of soma to mimic the layered structure of the brain," RSC Advances, vol.
Preclinical experiments have demonstrated impaired neurite outgrowth in models of neurodegenerative disease, depression, and stroke.
(2010) for invertebrates, "all cell processes of neurons" should "collectively be referred to neuntes," and, importantly in the current context, "the single main process emerging from the soma of unipolar neurons and connecting them to dendrites and axons is then called primary neurite." These aspects are worth citing here because it has been recognized for long that in invertebrates it is difficult to distinguish axons form dendrites, both in structural and functional points of view (Bullock & Horridge 1965).