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Basic Neurochemistry, Seventh Edition: Molecular, Cellular by George J. Siegel, R. Wayne Albers, Scott Brady, Donald L.

By George J. Siegel, R. Wayne Albers, Scott Brady, Donald L. Price, American Society for Neurochemistry

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Chapter 39 describes the immune process in demyelination. Many of these molecules, such as myelin basic protein, proteolipid protein, myelin-associated glycoprotein, myelin/oligodendrocyte protein, galactocerebroside, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) and others, have been used to generate specific antibodies, which are routinely applied to anatomical analyses of oligodendrocytes in vivo and in vitro. However, while the oligodendrocyte expresses no class I or II MHC molecules [32], it has recently been found to demonstrate a wide array of cytokine receptors, both pro-inflammatory and regulatory [33], suggestive of innate and adaptive abilities to participate in immune responses.

35,000. single tubules. Also, extending from the free surface of the cell are numerous microvilli containing actin microfilaments (Fig. 1-17). The cytoplasm stains intensely, having an electron density about equal to that of the oligodendrocyte, whereas the nucleus has a similar density to that of the astrocyte. Microtubules, large whorls of filaments, coated vesicles, rough ER, Golgi-apparatus, lysosomes and abundant small, dense mitochondria are also present in ependymal cells. The base of the cell is composed of involuted processes that interdigitate with the underlying neuropil.

Relationships have been found between type 1 synapses, which have closely apposed membranes over long distances and a large amount of associated postsynaptic thickening, and excitatory axodendritic synapses. Type 2 synapses, which show less close apposition and thickening at the junction, are mainly axosomatic and are believed to be inhibitory. This broad grouping has been confirmed in the cerebral cortex by a number of workers but it does not hold true for all regions of the CNS. Most of the data from studies on synapses in situ or on synaptosomes have been on cholinergic transmission.

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