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Nerve Growth Factors in Chick and Rat Tissues

  • Ted Ebendal
  • Lars Olson
  • Åke Seiger
  • Makonnen Belew

Abstract

Coculture experiments have suggested the existence of tissue-released chemical factors necessary for the initiation and support of nerve-fiber growth (Ebendal and Jacobson, 1977a; Ebendal, 1979, 1981). Such factors may be important in establishing and maintaining the innervated state of various tissues in vivo, and their identity, distribution, and level are of obvious interest for gaining insight into mechanisms of growth and development of neurons.

Keywords

Nerve Growth Factor Chick Embryo Ciliary Ganglion Chick Heart Effluent Volume 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ted Ebendal
    • 1
  • Lars Olson
    • 2
  • Åke Seiger
    • 2
  • Makonnen Belew
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Department of HistologyKarolinska InstituteStockholmSweden
  3. 3.Department of Biochemistry (Faculty of Science)Uppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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