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Neurologial Cells - CNS Supporting Cells
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Slide 37: Oligodendrocyte - white matter. Silver impregnation to show processes. How does this cell form myelin? How many axons can it myelinate? ANS: Processes wrap around several fibers. Note difference with PNS, where Schwann cell can wrap around several unmyelinated fibers but only one myelinated fiber (jelly roll theory of myelination is OK for a Schwann cell, not for an oligo).