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Wallerian Degeneration

"Wallerian Degeneration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Degeneration of distal aspects of a nerve axon following injury to the cell body or proximal portion of the axon. The process is characterized by fragmentation of the axon and its MYELIN SHEATH.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Wallerian Degeneration" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Wallerian Degeneration" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 42 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2012
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