As nouns the difference between axon and axin
is that axon
is axon while axin
is (medicine) a fatty and varnish-like substance produced in mexico by an insect, coccus axinus
, used in the arts and locally in medicine, being regarded as a good vulnerary and resolvent.
(cytology) A nerve fibre which is a long slender projection of a nerve cell, and which conducts nerve impulses away from the body of the cell to a synapse.
(en proper noun
(biochemistry) A large docking protein that in humans is encoded by the AXIN1 gene, and that binds APC, GSK-3?, casein kinase I?, and ?-catenin.