F11 Lecture 3 –neurons, development

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3 – Neurons, Development of NS September 12, 2011
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Today A bit about neurons Brain development
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NOTE : Schwann Cells are responsible for myelinat In the peripheral nervous system
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Neuron bodies and axons White matter: mostly axons Gray matter: mostly cell bodies
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Multiple sclerosis Demyelinating disorder 1 in 2000 in US Various forms of progression – no cure or effective
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Unformatted text preview: treatment Possibly auto-immune Neurons transmit information Point of communication (synapse) Basic processes Neurogenesis & migration Synaptogenesis Myelination Synaptic pruning Major Milestones of Brain Development Three germ layers: Ectoderm Mesoderm Entoderm Ectoderm: nervous tissue & epidermis...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course PSYCHLOGY 310 taught by Professor Meyhew during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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