Increased expression of connective tissue growth factor in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis human spinal cord

Abstract

Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) is a secreted protein involved in a variety of cellular events such as survival, proliferation, and extracellular matrix production. Recent studies suggest a role for this protein also in the repair processes of the central nervous system. The distribution and significance of CTGF in human brain is, however, poorly… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00401-003-0741-y

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