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GO term:axon ensheathment
Synonym: cellular axon ensheathment
Synonym: cellular nerve ensheathment
Synonym: nerve ensheathment
GO id:GO:0008366
Definition:Any process in which the axon of a neuron is insulated, and that insulation maintained, thereby preventing dispersion of the electrical signal.
Number of paths to term: 16

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-abiological regulation
                        is-aregulation of biological quality
                                is-aregulation of membrane potential
                                        is-aaction potential
                                                is-aneuronal action potential
                                                        regulatesensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acell communication
                                        part-oftransmission of nerve impulse
                                                part-ofneuronal action potential
                                                        regulatesensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-aensheathment of neurons
                                        is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                is-amyelination +
                                                is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                        is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-asystem development
                                        is-anervous system development
                                                part-ofensheathment of neurons
                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                is-amyelination +
                                                                is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                        is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal signaling
                                        is-atransmission of nerve impulse
                                                part-ofneuronal action potential
                                                        regulatesensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-aneurological system process
                                                is-atransmission of nerve impulse
                                                        part-ofneuronal action potential
                                                                regulatesensheathment of neurons
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                                is-amyelination +
                                                                                is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                                is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asignaling
                        is-asingle organism signaling
                                is-amulticellular organismal signaling
                                        is-atransmission of nerve impulse
                                                part-ofneuronal action potential
                                                        regulatesensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle organism signaling
                                is-amulticellular organismal signaling
                                        is-atransmission of nerve impulse
                                                part-ofneuronal action potential
                                                        regulatesensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal signaling
                                        is-atransmission of nerve impulse
                                                part-ofneuronal action potential
                                                        regulatesensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-aneurological system process
                                                is-atransmission of nerve impulse
                                                        part-ofneuronal action potential
                                                                regulatesensheathment of neurons
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                                is-amyelination +
                                                                                is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                                is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acell communication
                                        part-oftransmission of nerve impulse
                                                part-ofneuronal action potential
                                                        regulatesensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-aensheathment of neurons
                                        is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                is-amyelination +
                                                is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                        is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofensheathment of neurons
                                                                is-aaxon ensheathment [GO:0008366] (119 genes, 156 annotations)
                                                                        is-aaxon ensheathment in central nervous system +
                                                                        is-amyelination +
                                                                        is-anon-myelinated axon ensheathment +
                                                                        is-aperipheral nervous system axon ensheathment +
                                                                is-aensheathment of neuronal cell bodies


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