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Olfactory Ensheathing Glia (OEG) -  Cells that support the sensory neurons lining the nasal cavity. When transplanted into the spinal cord, these cells may remyelinate damaged axons.
Oligodendrocytes -  Cells that enwrap an axon with their flattened membranes to create an insulating layer of myelin.

Courtesy Christopher Reeve Foundation