neurotrophic


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neurotrophic

(ˌnjʊərəˈtrɒfɪk)
adj
1. (Physiology) of or relating to the promotion of neurotrophy
2. (Physiology) of or pertaining to the control of the nutrition and metabolism of cells by the nervous system
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OTCPK:AMBS) announced that scientists at its wholly-owned subsidiary MANF Therapeutics have published an article describing how mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor (MANF) promotes release of dopamine in rats.
The corneal sensitivity, number of corneal nerve fibers, and contents of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-B and various neurotrophic factors such as nerve growth factor (NGF) and glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) in corneal tissue of four groups were observed.
Radnor, Pennsylvania-based mitochondrial physiology specialist Mitochon Pharmaceuticals has been notified by the US Patent and Trade Mark Office of allowance on its first patent, "Induced expression of brain derived neurotrophic factor for treatment of neuromuscular, neurodegenerative, autoimmune, developmental and/or metabolic disease," the company said.
We assessed serum levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF), nerve growth factor (NGF), neurotrophin (NT)-3, and NT-4/5 in patients with active TR, before and after TR treatment.
Purpose: The present study investigated the neuroactive properties of selected lichen compounds (atranorin, perlatolic acid, physodic acid and usnic acid), for their neurotrophic, neurogenic and acetylcholine esterase (AChE) activities.
Herantis Pharma, a Finland-based pharmaceutical company, has received positive opinion from the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products on the application of orphan drug designation of recombinant human Cerebral Dopamine Neurotrophic Factor intended for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, it was reported yesterday.
The partnership will focus on the delivery of recombinant Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) to affected brain regions by way of implanted, encapsulated cell therapy devices.
The supply of neurotrophic factors in experimental studies support the survival of nerve cells.
A research team from Anhui University of Chinese Medicine in China conducted their study on rats to verify the relationship between acupuncture, neurotrophic factor expression and brain cell structural changes and found that the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor also increased in the ventral tegmental area following acupuncture.
Neurotrophins including Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF), neurotro-phin-3 (NT-3), and neurotrophin-4 (NT-4) have neurogenesis, neurotrophic, or neuroprotective effects and are expressed in developing teeth.
Brain derived neurotrophic factor is an endothelial cell survival factor required for intramyocardial vessel stabilization.
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