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motor neuron apoptotic process

Known as: motoneuron apoptosis, motor neuron apoptosis 
Any apoptotic process in a motor neuron, an efferent neuron that passes from the central nervous system or a ganglion toward or to a muscle and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Abstract FUS is an RNA‐binding protein involved in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Oxidative damage is a common and early feature of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Astrocytes may modulate the survival of motor neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We have previously shown that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The mechanisms of injury- and disease-related degeneration of motor neurons (MNs) need clarification. Unilateral avulsion of the… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Reactive astrocytes frequently surround degenerating motor neurons in patients and transgenic animal models of amyotrophic… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The mechanisms of injury-induced apoptosis of neurons within the spinal cord are not understood. We used a model of peripheral… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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