Trophic Factors

Some articles on trophic factors, factors, trophic:

Development Of Nervous System - Neurotrophic Factors
... The survival of neurons is regulated by survival factors, called trophic factors ... axons compete for limiting amounts of target-derived trophic factors and axons that neurons that fail to receive sufficient trophic support die by apoptosis ... It is now clear that factors produced by a number of sources contribute to neuronal survival ...
Neuroprotection - Other Neuroprotective Treatments
... Trophic factors The use of trophic factors for neuroprotection in CNS disorders is being explored, specifically in ALS ... Potentially neuroprotective trophic factors include CNTF, IGF-1, VEGF, and BDNF Anti protein aggregation agents Protein aggregation is a known source of neuron cell death ...

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