Term: cranial nerve II anterograde axonal transport of mitochondrion
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Name: cranial nerve II
Synonyms: CN-II, optic, optic nerve
Definition: Cranial nerve which is comprised of retinal ganglion cell axons running posterior medially towards the optic chiasm, at which the axons cross the midline and after which the structure is termed the optic tract.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000435]
Name: anterograde axonal transport of mitochondrion
Synonyms: anterograde axon transport of mitochondria
Definition: The directed movement of mitochondria along microtubules in axons away from the cell body and towards the presynapse.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0098957]   QuickGO   AmiGO