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Reciprocal Schwann cell-axon interactions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8260817     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article describes the reciprocal interactions between neurones and Schwann cells with particular reference to the role of growth factors and neurokines as signalling molecules between these cells and of the extracellular matrix as a conduit for such signalling. Major recent advances have identified molecules produced by neurones that are responsible for Schwann cell proliferation, as well as some of the Schwann cell factors regulating the expression of molecules shown to play an important role in neuronal survival and differentiation.
M L Reynolds; C J Woolf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in neurobiology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0959-4388     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Neurobiol.     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-01-24     Completed Date:  1994-01-24     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111376     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Neurobiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  683-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Axons / physiology*
Cell Communication*
Extracellular Matrix / metabolism
Neurons / physiology*
Protein Processing, Post-Translational
Schwann Cells / physiology*

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