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Although myelin is peculiar to the central and peripheral nervous systems and hence of particular interest to neurological scientists, investigators and clinicians who work with other organs should find this book stimulating and informative because an understanding of myelin necessitates a general understanding of biologic membranes—in this case the neuroglial plasma membrane. Whereas other specialists may find this modern story of myelination fascinating but tangential to their own fields, those working with the nervous system, either clinically or in the laboratory, will applaud the publication of this lucid, well-written monograph.
The first chapter, by Peters and Vaughn, thoroughly reviews morphology
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Myelination.. Ann Intern Med. 1971;74:651–652. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-4-651_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(4):651-652.
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