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Myelin Wrapping of Nerve Cells

Special | 51m 35s

John Svaren, Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, UW-Madison, discusses his research of myelin, an electrical insulator which helps to speed up the response of nerve cells. Svaren focuses on the myelin-producing cells of the peripheral nervous system, including cells called Schwann cells.

Aired: 01/09/13

Rating: TV-G

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