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Latest Ciliary neurotrophic factor Stories

2012-10-30 12:35:05

A study in The Journal of Cell Biology shows how a transcription factor called STAT3 remains in the axon of nerve cells to help prevent neurodegeneration.

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2009-12-10 08:35:00

Mouse study suggests that response to injury-induced growth factors can be revived.

2009-05-28 07:32:00

LINCOLN, R.I., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the Company's product candidate, NT-501, demonstrated a strong biologic effect in two Phase 2 clinical trials for retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

2006-02-27 23:05:15

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An intraocular implant containing a protein called CNTF, which has been shown to slow retinal degeneration in animals, may improve vision in patients with retinal disease, findings from a study suggest.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.