nerve cell nerve cell

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses

Usage(s):

  1. That gene's activity affects the junction between nerve cells, where various neurochemicals work to relay signals from one nerve cell to another.
  2. The flaw was in a gene on chromosome 1 called RGS4, which controls the duration of signals in a nerve cell.
  3. The flaw was in a gene on chromosome 1 called rgs4, which controls the duration of signals in a nerve cell.

News

  • Just-discovered protein in brain offers clues about memory

    Dr. Marcelo Wood, associate professor and director of Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program at UC Irvine. / Steven Georges/Orange County Register Neuron: A nerve cell that transmits nerve impulses.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Desert Sun

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