Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 48 - 48.3 - Concept Check - Page 1075: 2


An impulse would not be able to travel down the axon effectively, leading to a disruption of neuron function and signal transmission through nerves.

Work Step by Step

Demyelination causes a host of disruptions to the nervous system depending on where it occurs. In a systemic condition like multiple sclerosis, the entire nervous system is gradually affected, causing gradual impairment of motor functions and neurological processes.
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