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The Schwann Cell Lineage 

The Schwann Cell Lineage
Chapter:
The Schwann Cell Lineage
Source:
Neuroglia (2 ed.)
Author(s):

Kristján R. Jessen

and Rhona Mirsky

DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0007

This chapter focuses on Schwann cells. Topics discussed include Schwann cell development, the use of markers to identify distinct stages of embryonic Schwann cell development, the origin of glial cells from the neural crest, Schwann cell precursors, regulation of the precursor-Schwann cell transition, and Schwann cell survival signals.

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