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Term:
Schwann cell proliferation involved in axon regeneration (GO:0014011)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (1) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
negative regulation of Schwann cell proliferation +   
positive regulation of Schwann cell proliferation +   
regulation of Schwann cell proliferation +   
Schwann cell proliferation involved in axon regeneration +   
The multiplication or reproduction of Schwann cells by cell division, resulting in the expansion of their population in response to an axonal lesion. The newly generated Schwann cells support subsequent axon regeneration in the peripheral nervous system.

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Definition Sources: GOC:ef, ISBN:0878932585

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