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Calcium control of myelin sheath growth

Nature Neurosciencevolume 21pages23 (2018) | Download Citation

New studies provide compelling evidence that the number and length of myelin sheaths generated by oligodendrocytes in the CNS are controlled by local calcium levels, linking axonal activity to individual myelin sheath formation.

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