Term Information [More information on axon ensheathment]

Accession
GO:0008366
Name
axon ensheathment
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0042553
cellular axon ensheathment, cellular nerve ensheathment, nerve ensheathment
Definition
Any process in which the axon of a neuron is insulated, and that insulation maintained, thereby preventing dispersion of the electrical signal. Source: GOC:jl, ISBN:0878932437
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0008366 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of axon ensheathment (GO:0008366)
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axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) developmental process (GO:0032502)
axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) anatomical structure development (GO:0048856)
axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-multicellular organism process (GO:0044707)
axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-organism developmental process (GO:0044767)
axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organism development (GO:0007275)
axon ensheathment [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) system development (GO:0048731)
axon ensheathment [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) nervous system development (GO:0007399)
axon ensheathment [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
axon ensheathment [is_a relation] is_a  ensheathment of neurons (GO:0007272)
Children of axon ensheathment (GO:0008366)
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axon ensheathment in central nervous system (GO:0032291) [is_a relation] is_a  axon ensheathment
myelination (GO:0042552) [is_a relation] is_a  axon ensheathment
non-myelinated axon ensheathment (GO:0032285) [is_a relation] is_a  axon ensheathment
peripheral nervous system axon ensheathment (GO:0032292) [is_a relation] is_a  axon ensheathment
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