Term Information

Accession
GO:0007272
Name
ensheathment of neurons
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
ionic insulation of neurons by glial cells
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The process in which glial cells envelop neuronal cell bodies and/or axons to form an insulating layer. This can take the form of myelinating or non-myelinating ensheathment. Source: GOC:dph, GOC:dgh, GOC:tb
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0007272 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of ensheathment of neurons (GO:0007272)
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ensheathment of neurons [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  nervous system development (GO:0007399)
ensheathment of neurons [is_a relation] is_a  cellular process (GO:0009987)
Children of ensheathment of neurons (GO:0007272)
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ensheathment of neuronal cell bodies (GO:0032295) [is_a relation] is_a  ensheathment of neurons
axon ensheathment (GO:0008366) [is_a relation] is_a  ensheathment of neurons
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