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Biological Significance and Action of the “Nerve Growth” Factor

  • H. Hoffman

Abstract

The discovery of a ‘Nerve Growth Factor’, NGF, which induces embryonic ganglion cells to differentiate, was made during a study of the development of the embryonic nervous system.

Keywords

Nerve Growth Factor Ganglion Cell Chick Embryo Snake Venom Sympathetic Ganglion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Hoffman
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Animal GeneticsC.S.I.R.O.SydneyAustralia

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