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what is a mylein sheath?

Asked by Rithwik anand 17th April 2014, 11:32 AM
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Hi Ritwik, Myelin sheath is a extended and modified plasma membrane wrapped around the nerve axon in a spiral fashion. It protects the nerve fibre and gives the whitish appearance to the white matter of the brain.
Answered by Expert 23rd April 2014, 5:13 PM
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