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Purinergic signaling in neural development.
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PMID:  21320621     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Extracellular purine and pyrimidine compounds induce a multiplicity of cellular signal pathways that can induce multiple trophic functions. They interact with other low molecular weight messengers, growth factors, and extracellular matrix components. An increasing number of studies now provide evidence for a role of purinergic signaling in neural development, including progenitor cell proliferation, cell migration, neuronal and glial maturation and differentiation, and cell death and survival. This brief overview highlights recent developments supporting a contribution of purinergic signaling to embryonic and adult neurogenesis.
Authors:
Herbert Zimmermann
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in cell & developmental biology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1096-3634     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9607332     Medline TA:  Semin Cell Dev Biol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Affiliation:
Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Biocenter, Goethe-University, Max von Laue-Str. 9, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
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