Definitions for "Neurotrophin"
Keywords:  bdnf, ngf, neurons, sluggish, apoptosis
a molecule in the brain that normally promotes the growth and development of neurons and other brain cells but can also kill them, depending on how and where they bind to a cell. The family includes nerve growth factor (NGF) and BDNF.
Complex molecules that provide a very complex method of signaling to and from cells of the body.
Neurotrophins are a family of structurally similar proteins that regulate the growth, differentiation, function, and plasticity of nerve cells.