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Myelin is a lipoprotein (fat) that makes up the myelin sheath, the protective layers of tissue that is wrapped around nerve fibers inside and outside the brain and spinal cord.[1][2]

Demyelination and remyelination[edit | edit source]

Demyelination is the Destruction of the myelin sheath, and remyelination is the repair or restoration of the myelin sheath.[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Myelin". MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Levin, Michael C. (2023). "Overview of Demyelinating Disorders - Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerve Disorders". MSD Manual Consumer Version. Retrieved December 30, 2023.