Myelin and Myelination

Michael Aschner, A. D. Toews

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations


A compound may be neurotoxic by virtue of being targeted to perturb some metabolic, structural, or functional property characteristic of myelin or myelinating cells. Myelin and myelination are described in this section, with emphasis on points relevant to understanding neurotoxic mechanisms. More information is readily available in collections of more specialized reviews of subtopics relevant to myelin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNervous System and Behavioral Toxicology
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9780080468686
StatePublished - Aug 12 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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