https://www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/nervous-system-and-sensory-infor/neural-cells-and-neurotransmitters/v/schwann-cells

This video describes the structure and function of Schwann cells. ... I feel like that's what I was told in class but I'm not sure that makes sense now that I've ...

https://www.britannica.com/science/Schwann-cell

Schwann cell, also called neurilemma cell, any of the cells in the peripheral nervous system that produce the myelin sheath around neuronal axons. Schwann ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schwann_cell

Schwann cells or neurolemmocytes are the principal glia of the peripheral nervous system ... A well-developed Schwann cell is shaped like a rolled-up sheet of paper, with layers of myelin between each coil. ... those sprouts that grow through the Schwann-cell “tunnel” do so at the rate around 1 mm/day in good conditions.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/neuroscience/schwann-cell

These characteristics make Schwann cells the first and most widely used .... into the midthoracic spinal cord of adult rats, these cells survived for up to 1 year and  ...

https://study.com/academy/lesson/the-myelin-sheath-schwann-cells-nodes-of-ranvier.html

Schwann cells are cells in the peripheral nervous system that form the myelin ... The key thing to note here is that the cells that produce myelin in order to form a ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4526746/

Their late origin suggests that they do not have an essential role during PNS ..... By some estimates, myelinating Schwann cells may generate up to 20 mm2 of ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4929314/

Distal to damage, these repair Schwann cells provide the necessary signals and ..... but up‐regulated in a number of different neuropathic conditions that do not ...

https://training.seer.cancer.gov/anatomy/nervous/tissue.html

Myelinated fibers make up the white matter in the CNS, while cell bodies and ... In the peripheral nervous system, the myelin is produced by Schwann cells.

http://www.brainfacts.org/brain-anatomy-and-function/anatomy/2015/myelin

Mar 24, 2015 ... In the nerves outside of the spinal cord, Schwann cells produce myelin. ... and axons in large animals like giraffes can be up to 15 feet long.

https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-ap/chapter/nervous-tissue/

Nervous tissue is one of four major classes of tissues and makes up the central ... In the peripheral nervous system, Schwann cells are neuroglia cells that ...