Myelin Wrapping of Nerve Cells

Myelin Wrapping of Nerve Cells

Record date: Jan 09, 2013

John Svaren, Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, UW-Madison, discusses his research of myelin, an electrical insulator which helps to speed up the response of nerve cells. Svaren focuses on the myelin-producing cells of the peripheral nervous system, including cells called Schwann cells.

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