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… (More)
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2007
2007
Nerve growth factor (NGF) can induce apoptosis by signaling through the p75 neurotrophin receptor (p75(NTR)) in several nerve… (More)
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2006
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2006
Astrocytes may modulate the survival of motor neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We have previously shown that… (More)
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2005
2005
Study design:Experimental laboratory investigation of the role and pathways of reactive oxygen species (ROS)-mediated motor… (More)
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2005
2005
Fibroblast growth factor-1 (FGF1 or acidic FGF) is highly expressed in motor neurons. FGF-1 is released from cells by oxidative… (More)
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2004
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2004
Reactive astrocytes frequently surround degenerating motor neurons in patients and transgenic animal models of amyotrophic… (More)
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2002
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2002
The cytokine erythropoietin (EPO) possesses potent neuroprotective activity against a variety of potential brain injuries… (More)
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2002
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2002
Oxidative stress mediated by nitric oxide (NO) and its toxic metabolite peroxynitrite has previously been associated with motor… (More)
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2000
2000
Werdnig-Hoffmann disease (WHD) is the most severe clinical type of spinal muscular atrophy characterized by loss of lower motor… (More)
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1998
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1998
Primary cultures of rat embryonic motor neurons deprived of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) induce neuronal nitric oxide… (More)
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1995
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1995
The spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs), characterized by spinal cord motor neuron depletion, are among the most common autosomal… (More)
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