Growth factors as therapeutics for diabetic neuropathy.

  title={Growth factors as therapeutics for diabetic neuropathy.},
  author={Nigel A. Calcutt and Corinne G. Jolivalt and Paul Fernyhough},
  journal={Current drug targets},
  volume={9 1},
There has been a rapid growth in appreciation of the diverse array of neurotrophic factors, growth factors and other biological molecules that have the capacity to support adult neurons and direct reparative processes after injury to the nervous system. Understanding the mechanisms by which these factors operate offers the opportunity to use either the factors themselves or other agents that manipulate relevant signal transduction pathways as therapeutics for a wide range of neurodegenerative… CONTINUE READING
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