FNIP2 may be required for myelination in the central nervous system

All nerve cells are encased in sheath of myelin, which supports cells and acts as an electrical insulator allowing signals to be transmitted along the length of the axon (Hartline, 2008). Myelination of nerve cells usually starts during foetal development, and continues throughout childhood and adolescence (Paus et al., 1999). Loss of myelin can cause … Read more