central nervous system myelination Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The process in which neuronal axons and dendrites become coated with a segmented lipid-rich sheath (myelin) to enable faster and more energetically efficient conduction of electrical impulses. The sheath is formed by the cell membranes of oligodendrocytes in the central nervous system. Adjacent myelin segments are separated by a non-myelinated stretch of axon called a node of Ranvier. (Gene Ontology, GO_0022010)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0022010
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9 genes participating in the central nervous system myelination biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
ASPA aspartoacylase
CNTN2 contactin 2 (axonal)
FGFR3 fibroblast growth factor receptor 3
HES5 hes family bHLH transcription factor 5
ID4 inhibitor of DNA binding 4, dominant negative helix-loop-helix protein
KCNJ10 potassium channel, inwardly rectifying subfamily J, member 10
MYRF myelin regulatory factor
NKX6-2 NK6 homeobox 2
PLP1 proteolipid protein 1