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Myelin and Axons

Scientists from both Harvard and the Mayo research centre for MS have discovered some ground-breaking realities about the myelin.  It seems that while, for years, we believed that axons were either myelinated or not, there is actually for variation.  We also believed that the myelin covered the axon in a general full coverage.  This may not be true. 

Try this article to learn more about the different patterns of the myelin, and the various roles we now believe myelin carries!

 

http://www.msdiscovery.org/news/new_findings/10623-myelin-and-axons-don%E2%80%99t-form-perfect-uniform-union