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Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor

Known as: CNTF (ciliary neurotrophic factor), Factor, Ciliary Neuronotrophic, Factor, Ciliary Neurotrophic 
A neurotrophic factor that promotes the survival of various neuronal cell types and may play an important role in the injury response in the nervous… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Neurotrophic factors are agents with a promising ability to retard progression of neurodegenerative diseases and are effective in… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Soluble and membrane embedded neurotrophic factors bind to specific receptors on responsive neurons and thereby initiate dramatic… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A comparison was made of the permeabilities of different neurotrophic factors at the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and blood-nerve… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The signaling mechanisms that control the survival of CNS neurons are poorly understood. Here we show that, in contrast to PNS… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
After transection of the optic nerve (ON) in adult rats, retinal ganglion cells (RGC) progressively degenerate until, after two… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
CILIARY neurotrophic factor (CNTF) supports the survival of embryonic motor neurons in vitro1,2 and in vivo3, and prevents lesion… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
In previous studies, it has been demonstrated that ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) has a potent survival effect on various… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
THE period of natural cell death in the development of rodent motor neurons is followed by a period of sensitivity to axonal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
CILIARY neurotrophic factor (CNTF) was originally characterized as a survival factor for chick ciliary neurons in vitro1. More… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) is one of a small number of proteins with neurotrophic activities distinct from nerve growth… Expand