Myelin

The fatty substance that encases most nerve cell axons, helping to insulate and protect the nerve fibre and effectively speeding up the transmission of nerve impulses.

Find out about myelin

Losing the myelin surrounding the nerve fibres in our brain can have a huge impact on us and can have serious consequences for our neurological functions.

2-Minute Neuroscience: Myelin
2-Minute Neuroscience: Myelin
Find out about myelin and your brain in a just 2 minutes!
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