OBO ID: GO:0043220
Term Name: Schmidt-Lanterman incisure Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Schmidt-Lanterman cleft
Definition: Regions within compact myelin in which the cytoplasmic faces of the enveloping myelin sheath are not tightly juxtaposed, and include cytoplasm from the cell responsible for making the myelin. Schmidt-Lanterman incisures occur in the compact myelin internode, while lateral loops are analogous structures found in the paranodal region adjacent to the nodes of Ranvier.
References:
  • NIF_Subcellular:sao254777664
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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