Apoptosis of neurons

Known as: programmed cell death of neurons by apoptosis, programmed cell death of neuronal cells by apoptosis, neuron apoptotic process 
Any apoptotic process in a neuron, the basic cellular unit of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Oxidative stress results in apoptosis of neuronal cells, leading to neurodegenerative disorders. However, the underlying… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Fibroblast growth factor-1 (FGF-1) is highly expressed in motor neurons and can be released in response to sublethal cell injury… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Rat mature cerebellar granule, unlike hippocampal neurons, die by apoptosis when cultured in a medium containing a physiological… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The cytokine erythropoietin (EPO) possesses potent neuroprotective activity against a variety of potential brain injuries… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We investigated whether in utero exposure to the Gram(-) bacteriotoxin lipopolysaccharide (LPS) induces dopamine (DA) neuron loss… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Cerebellar granule neurons (CGNs) undergo apoptosis when deprived of depolarizing concentrations of KCl, but the underlying… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Primary cultures of rat embryonic motor neurons deprived of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) induce neuronal nitric oxide… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Neuronal apoptosis occurs during nervous system development and after pathological insults to the adult nervous system… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs), characterized by spinal cord motor neuron depletion, are among the most common autosomal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Apoptosis is a mechanism of cell death operative in the normal development and regulation of vertebrate tissues and organ… (More)
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