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Neuron. 2016 Aug 17;91(4):713-716. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.08.003.

Myelin Avoids the JAM.

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Department of Biochemistry, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA.
2
Department of Biochemistry, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA. Electronic address: bruce.carter@vanderbilt.edu.

Abstract

In this issue of Neuron, Redmond et al. (2016) identify junction adhesion molecule 2 (JAM2) as an inhibitor of somatodendritic myelination in spinal cord neurons, thereby elucidating how myelin forms on axons but avoids dendrites and cell bodies.

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27537479
DOI:
10.1016/j.neuron.2016.08.003
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