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nerve growth factor


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A protein that stimulates the growth of sympathetic and sensory nerve cells.

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  • n. a functional protein complex required for the suvival, growth and specialization of certain types of neurons in vertebrates.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a protein that is involved in the growth of peripheral nerve cells


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