Epigenetic control of myelin repair

Brian Popko*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Although the CNS has a robust innate ability to repair demyelinated axons, this capacity appears to dissipate with age. A study in this issue suggests that epigenetic processes participate in myelin repair and that the epigenetic response is less dynamic in older individuals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)987-988
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience


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