Factors of the neurotrophin family (NGF,
BDNF and neurotrophins NT-3 and
NT-4/5), promote neuronal survival or death. The best
characterized receptors for these trophic factors are the tropomyosin-related tyrosine
kinase receptors ...
Glutamic acid regulation of Dopamine D1A receptor
Glutamic acid is the major excitatory neurotransmitter in
the brain. The excitation of medium spiny neurons is regulated by a balance of
glutamatergic inputs from corticostriatal and thalamostriatal ...
Amyloid precursor protein (APP) was initially detected in
cells of the central nervous system and is considered to be involved in the pathogenesis
of Alzheimer's disease . Since then, APP has