neurotrophin


neurotrophin
neu·ro·tro·phin -'trō-fən n NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR

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neu·ro·tro·phin (noorґo-tro″fin) any of a family of growth factors that block apoptosis in neurons and thus promote nerve growth; the best-known example is nerve growth factor.

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  • neurotrophin — neurotrophˈin noun Any of a group of proteins that are important in the survival or growth of certain classes of embryonic neurons • • • Main Entry: ↑neur …   Useful english dictionary

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