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my·e·lin

 (mī′ə-lĭn) also my·e·line (-lĭn, -lēn′)
n.
A white fatty material, composed chiefly of lipids and lipoproteins, that encloses certain axons and nerve fibers. Also called medulla.

my′e·lin′ic adj.
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Adj.1.myelinic - of or relating to the substance that forms a sheath around the axon of some nerve fibers
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Peptide fragments of these microorganisms activate autoreactive T lymphocytes specific to myelin basic protein (MBP), the most represented protein of the myelinic envelope via two mechanisms:
More recently, we found the underlying mechanism and could show that glycolytic oligodendrocytes provide axons with pyruvate/lactate.These metabolites are transported through a system of myelinic nanochannels to the axonal compartment, in which mitochondria generate ATP.
The presence of intermediate filaments in Schwann cells, as seen in the ultrastructural examination, in previous studies, together with the electrophysiological findings showing an early decrease of sensory and motor nerve conduction velocities, suggest existence of a primary myelinic disorder associated with axonal damage as a cause of n-hexane neuropathy [13].