Cat. No. 2837
Biological ActivityMember of the neurotrophin growth factor family that binds and activates TrkB and p75 neurotrophin receptors. Enhances the survival, growth and differentiation of neurons. BDNF expression is altered in neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.
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Lipsky and Marini (2007) Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in neuronal survival and behavior-related plasticity. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci. 1122 130. PMID: 18077569.
Evans and Barker (2008) Neurotrophic factors as a therapeutic target for Parkinson's disease. Expert Opin.Ther.Targets 12 437. PMID: 18348680.
Wang et al (2008) The when and where of BDNF and the antidepressant response. Biol.Psychiat. 63 640.
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Keywords: BDNF (human), supplier, activators, TrkB, p75, receptors, Neurotrophin, Receptors, Receptor, Tyrosine, Kinases, RTKs
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