Literature relating to invertebrate myelin

[updated November 2017]

General reviews etc

Oligochaete myelin

Polychaete myelin

Copepod myelin

Malacostracan myelin (shrimp etc.)

Penaeid shrimp myelin

Caridean shrimp myelin

Myelin in other malacostraca

(* myelination not confirmed by electron microscopy)

[NB: A 1958 report of myelin in the optic tract of the crab Cancer irroratus {J. Ultrastruct. Res. 2:171-176} has failed confirmation upon reexamination]


This material has been assembled and presented as a public service by Dan Hartline, Bekesy Laboratory of Neurobiology, Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa (danh at hawaii.edu). Opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not represent the positon or policies of the University or any funding agency.