The multi-herbal medicine Gongjin-dan enhances memory and learning tasks via NGF regulation.

@article{Moon2009TheMM,
  title={The multi-herbal medicine Gongjin-dan enhances memory and learning tasks via NGF regulation.},
  author={Eunjung Moon and Youngjin Her and Jung Bok Lee and Ji-Ho Park and Eunjoo Lee and Sung-Hoon Kim and Myung Sook Oh and Choon-gon Jang and Sun Yeou Kim},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  year={2009},
  volume={466 3},
  pages={114-9}
}
Nerve growth factor (NGF) decreases degeneration of cholinergic neurons, improves memory loss, and increases long-term potentiation and learning tasks. Therefore, NGF mimetics or NGF inducers may be important targets for the treatment of various neurodegenerative disorders. Traditionally, Gongjin-dan (GJD) has been used clinically for the treatment of central nervous system disorders. In this study, we examined the effects of GJD on NGF mimetic activity in PC12 cells and the induction of NGF… CONTINUE READING