MyelinOther Metabolites Mapped to 'Myelin sheath'HMDB0000044 (Ascorbic acid) HMDB0000641 (L-Glutamine) HMDB0000648 (Galactosylsphingosine) HMDB0001852 (all-trans-Retinoic acid) HMDB0000108 (Ethanol) HMDB0004921 (Ganglioside GD3 (d18:1/25:0)) HMDB0004920 (Ganglioside GD3 (d18:1/24:0)) HMDB0000123 (Glycine) HMDB0000122 (D-Glucose) HMDB0000149 (Ethanolamine)
- HMDB0004950 (Ceramide (d18:1/18:0))
- Myelin sheath
- A layer of phospholipids and protein found on neuronal axons. this structure acts as an electrical insulator that allows nerve impulses to travel faster by increasing the resistance and decreasing the capacitance over that found in unmyelinated nerve fibers. (nci).
- Parent Term
- Parent Definition
- An anatomical organizational level including a component within a biological cell .