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Details for anatomical structure: white matter

EndoNet ID: ENC00411

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Synonyms

white matter, white substance, Substancia alba

General information

substance of the brain and spinal cord which appears macroscopical white; therein run the axons and dendrites of all neurons

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0048605

Larger structures

    Substructures

      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: QRFP

      • Hormone: ADNP

      Receptors

      • Receptor: Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 5

        Induced phenotype:

        • regulation of oligodendrocyte differentiation
          • In the brain, S1P5 is predominantly expressed in white matter tracts and cells of oligodendrocyte lineage, suggesting its potential roles in maturation and myelination of oligodendrocytes. [1]
      • Receptor: Lysophosphatidic acid receptor 1

      • Receptor: Psychosine receptor

      Reference