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Nerve Growth Factor

"Nerve Growth Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

NERVE GROWTH FACTOR is the first of a series of neurotrophic factors that were found to influence the growth and differentiation of sympathetic and sensory neurons. It is comprised of alpha, beta, and gamma subunits. The beta subunit is responsible for its growth stimulating activity.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nerve Growth Factor" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Nerve Growth Factor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 151 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 20 publications in 2003
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