Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
"Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A member of the nerve growth factor family of trophic factors. In the brain BDNF has a trophic action on retinal, cholinergic, and dopaminergic neurons, and in the peripheral nervous system it acts on both motor and sensory neurons. (From Kendrew, The Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology, 1994)
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- Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
- Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor
- Factor, Brain-Derived Neurotrophic
- Neurotrophic Factor, Brain-Derived
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