Studies on the Interaction of the Nerve Growth Factor with Tubulin and Actin

  • P. Calissano
  • A. Levi
  • S. Alemà
  • J. S. Chen
  • R. Levi-Montalcini
Part of the 26. Colloquium der Gesellschaft für Biologische Chemie 10.–12. April 1975 in Mosbach/Baden book series (MOSBACH, volume 26)


Fibrillar proteins can be defined in operational terms as “modular elements” endowed with the property of forming structures which may serve different functions in different cells or also in the same cell during its life cycle. According to this view, the function of microfilaments (MF) and microtubules (HT) does not only depend on their intrinsic properties but also on the cell-specific activity and requirements.


Nerve Growth Factor Sensory Ganglion Retrograde Axonal Transport Tubulin Dimer Modular Element 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


The following abbreviations have been used


= nerve growth factor


= microtubule


= microfilament


= neurofilament


= microtubule organizing center


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  • P. Calissano
  • A. Levi
  • S. Alemà
  • J. S. Chen
  • R. Levi-Montalcini

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