Axonal transport of gangliosides in the goldfish optic nerve.
- Published Article
Science (New York, N.Y.)
- Publication Date
Aug 18, 1972
Radioactive glucosamine and N-acetylmannosamine injected into the goldfish eye are incorporated into gangliosides that undergo rapid axonal transport to the optic nerve terminals. All ganglioside fractions are labeled. These data provide the first evidence that axonal transport has a role in neuronal ganglioside function and metabolism.
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