brain-derived neurotrophic factor


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brain-derived neurotrophic factor

A small nerve growth factor encoded on chromosome 11p13, which promotes the survival, migration and differentiation of neuronal precursors in the peripheral and central nervous system, and supports survival of primary sensory neurones originating from the neural crest and ectodermal placodes that do not respond to nerve growth factor (NGF). BDGF participates in axonal growth, pathfinding and in modulating dendritic growth and morphology.
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The expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factors in mPBMC from children with cerebral palsy was significantly higher than that in cord blood or mPBMCs from healthy adults.
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Sections were incubated with interleukin-1[beta] (IL-[beta]) antibody (Abbiotec[TM], San Diego, CA, USA) at 1:200 dilution or brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) antibody (Millipore, Billerica, MA, USA) at 1:1000 dilution at 4[degrees]C overnight and then incubated with biotinylated secondary antibody at room temperature for 20 min.
The neurotrophic factors secreted by the company's patented cells include Glial Cell-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF), Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF), and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), known to support the neural cell network by protection of existing motor neurons, promotion of motor neuron growth, and re-establishment of nerve-muscle interaction.
Expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) was also examined by immunofluorescence and western blot.