BDNF gene

Known as: neurotrophin, BDNF, BRAIN-DERIVED NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR 
This gene is involved in neuron differentiation, proliferation and survival.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene (BDNF) is one of many genes thought to influence synaptic plasticity in the adult… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The 'neurotrophin hypothesis of depression' is based largely on correlations between stress or antidepressant treatment and down… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Motor training can induce profound physiological plasticity within primary motor cortex, including changes in corticospinal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) plays a critical role in nervous system and cardiovascular development and function… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We found that a short exercise period enhanced cognitive function on the Morris water maze (MWM), such that exercised animals… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Because researchers have reported that antidepressants increase the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Plasticity is a remarkable feature of the brain, allowing neuronal structure and function to accommodate to patterns of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Maturation of the visual cortex is influenced by visual experience during an early postnatal period. The factors that regulate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A sensitive immunohistochemical technique was used, along with highly specific affinity-purified antibodies to brain-derived… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Previous studies have shown that infusion of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) into the midbrain, near the PAG and dorsal… (More)
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