Study finds a key to nerve regeneration


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Supportive Schwann cells (green) surround the conductive axon (purple) of a neuron in the peripheral nervous system in this artificially colored image. A new study by John Svaren shows that Schwann cells not only make the insulating myelin (black), but also are active players in axon repair after damage. IMAGE: JOHN SVAREN
http://news.wisc.edu/study-finds-a-key-to-nerve-regeneration/#sthash.qL6ymJ6q.dpuf

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