Tag: "myelination" at medical news
Blame Myelin for Many Neuropsychiatric Disorders
... nonsynaptic effects as well, perhaps by enhancing myelination
and myelin repair — and the better the myelin, the more efficient the neuron signaling and our “Internet’s” function. Specifically, such cholinergic treatments may enhance oligodendrocytes, a type of glia cell in the brain that produces myelin during...
Understanding of Schizophrenia Could Lead to New Treatment Options
...gence, Corfas notes. Recent evidence suggests that myelination
of the prefrontal cortex (a brain area that has been implicated in schizophrenia) occurs not only during infancy and toddlerhood, but also during late adolescence or early adulthood – just when schizophrenia strikes. "We now need to go back to pat...
Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination
...in and its signaling activity are instrumental in myelination
and remyelination, processes essential to the crea...ein and its signaling activity in the processes of myelination
and remyelination. These processes are relevant to white matter development and repair. When white...
Protein Instrumental to Brain Development and Repair Identified
... factor receptor (EGFR) protein is significant for myelination
and remyelination, the processes essential to the ...ies or other disorders that result from incomplete myelination
or white matter damage," he added. During the study, the researchers found that when enhanced EGF...