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Sharma, SK (2010) Hepatocyte growth factor in synaptic plasticity and Alzheimer's disease. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL, 10. pp. 457-461.

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Abstract

The hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) was initially identified as a protein that promoted growth of hepatocytes. It regulates proliferation and survival of different types of cells. HGF signaling, which is initiated by its binding to a receptor tyrosine kinase, plays critical roles during development. HGF and its receptor are also present in brain cells. This review describes the role of HGF in hippocampal neurons, synaptic plasticity, and the memory impairment condition, Alzheimer's disease.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Neurodegenerative Disorders
Neuro-Oncological Disorders
Neurocognitive Processes
Neuronal Development and Regeneration
Informatics and Imaging
Genetics and Molecular Biology
Depositing User: Dr. D.D. Lal
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2018 09:43
Last Modified: 18 May 2018 11:26
URI: http://nbrc.sciencecentral.in/id/eprint/311

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