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  • noun Plural form of neurite.

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Examples

  • Its spherical body is covered with long, slender appendages called neurites, which branch out to form connections with other cells.

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  • The stem cells secreted a protein that created more neural connections, improving cognitive function. the stem cells were found to have secreted a protein called neurites, strengthening and increasing the number of connections between neurons.

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  • Dystrophic neurites, defined as neurites exhibiting beading and / or multiple abrupt turns

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  • The research team led by Assistant Professor Koji Shibasaki in Gumma University and Professor Makoto Tominaga in National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS) in Japan, reported that TRPV2 receptor can act as mechanical stretch-sensor in developing neurons to help their neurites grow much longer.

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  • Some neurons from spinal cord have quite long neurites, but the molecular mechanism of long-neurite outgrowth has been still mysterious.

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  • The pathology of Parkinson's disease (PD) is characterized by the degeneration of the nigrostriatal dopaminergic pathway, as well as the formation of intraneuronal inclusions known as Lewy bodies and Lewy neurites in the substantia nigra.

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  • Positive immunostaining of the endogenous optineurin was likewise observed in neurites in differentiated, nontransfected RGC5 cells

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  • Some neurons from spinal cord have quite long neurites, but the molecular mechanism of long-neurite outgrowth has been still mysterious.

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  • Immunofluorescence of differentiated, nontransfected RGC5 cells also confirmed the presence of endogenous optineurin in neurites

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  • The characteristic punctate distribution of GAD65 along neurites of differentiated cultured hippocampal neurons was significantly reduced after excitotoxic injury, and the total GAD activity measured in extracts from the cerebellum or cerebral cortex at 24h postmortem (when there is a partial cleavage of GADs) was also decreased.

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