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oligodendrocyte

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One of the cells comprising the oligodendroglia.

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  • noun biology any of the cells of the oligodendroglia in the nervous system

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  • noun a cell of the oligodendroglia

Etymologies

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From oligo- +‎ dendrocyte

Examples

  • Geron's drug contains living cells, called oligodendrocyte progenitor cells, that help restore nerve fibers and myelin, which is a protective sheath that protects nerves in the central nervous system.

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  • "This patent is important to us because the technology allows for the production of large numbers of PRP cells, also known as oligodendrocyte progenitor cells, meaning it will be of particular interest as a therapy for a variety of neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and other chronic neurological diseases."

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  • NG2+ cells have been referred to as oligodendrocyte precursor cells for a long time, but very recent evidence suggests that NG2+ cells (besides numerous other functions

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  • Pathogenic myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibodies recognize glycosylated epitopes and perturb oligodendrocyte physiology.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Pathogenic myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibodies recognize glycosylated epitopes and perturb oligodendrocyte physiology.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The myelin sheath is made by a type of glial cell, called an oligodendrocyte.

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  • Patients are receiving millions of "oligodendrocyte progenitor cells" created from embryonic stem cells in the hopes the cells will form a restorative coating around the damaged spinal cord.

    New embryonic stem cell experiment

  • Surgeons will inject the first patient with about 2 million "oligodendrocyte progenitor cells," created from embryonic stem cells, in the hopes the cells will form a restorative coating around the damaged spinal cord.

    First tests for stem cell therapy are near

  • The myelin sheath is made by a type of glial cell, called an oligodendrocyte.

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  • "The ultimate goal [for the trial] is to achieve restoration of spinal cord function by the injection of hESC-derived (human embryonic stem cells) oligodendrocyte progenitor cells directly into the lesion site of the patient's injured spinal cord."

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