Are Phosphotyrosine-Containing Proteins Induced by Nerve Growth Factor Stimulation of PC12cells?

  • Pier Carlo Marchisio
  • Franca Tousco
  • Guelfa Caterina Corbascio
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 2)


Nerve growth factor-target cells including PC12 cells expose specific receptors on their perikarya and nerve endings. It is far from clear which is the cellular mechanism activated by the receptor-agonist binding and responsible for the trophic and differentiate effects of NGF. This problem has been widely reviewed (e.g. 1, 2).


PC12 Cell Nerve Growth Factor Rous Sarcoma Virus Naive Cell Cellular Oncogene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pier Carlo Marchisio
    • 1
  • Franca Tousco
    • 1
  • Guelfa Caterina Corbascio
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Histology and General EmbryologyUniversity of Torino School of MedicineTorinoItaly

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