Molecular Neurobiology

, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp 114–123

Multifaceted Role of Heat Shock Protein 70 in Neurons


DOI: 10.1007/s12035-010-8116-6

Cite this article as:
Lu, T.Z., Quan, Y. & Feng, ZP. Mol Neurobiol (2010) 42: 114. doi:10.1007/s12035-010-8116-6


Heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70) plays important roles in neural protection from stress by assisting cellular protein folding. In this review we discuss the current understanding of inducible and constitutive Hsp70 in maintaining and protecting neuronal synaptic function under normal and stressed conditions.


Hsc70 Hsp40 HSPA Synapse Calcium Neuronal protection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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