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NTRK2 gene

Known as: TRKB, NEUROTROPHIC TYROSINE KINASE, RECEPTOR, TYPE 2, NTRK2 
This gene plays a regulatory role in synaptic functions and in the long-term potentiation of brain synapses.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Mature cortical pyramidal neurons receive excitatory inputs onto small protrusions emanating from their dendrites called spines… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a neurotrophin fundamental for brain development and function, has previously been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Glaucoma, a main cause of blindness in the developed world, is characterized by progressive degeneration of retinal ganglion… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Elevated phosphorylation of neurotrophin-regulated transcription factors, such as cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP… Expand
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2007
2007
Objective:The neurotrophin receptor TrkB has been implicated in the regulation of energy homeostasis in rodents. We have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In the adult mammalian brain, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is critically involved in long-term synaptic plasticity… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Epileptogenesis is the process whereby a normal brain becomes epileptic. We hypothesized that the neurotrophin brain-derived… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
An 8-year-old male with a complex developmental syndrome and severe obesity was heterozygous for a de novo missense mutation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Several proteins are expressed in both immune and nervous systems. However, their putative nonimmune functions in the brain… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Previous work has shown that brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and its receptor, tyrosine kinase receptor B… Expand
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