Nerve Growth Factor (NGF)

Snake Venom Source: Cobra (Naja naja atra)

Snake Venom Source: Cobra (Naja naja atra)

Research Aim: nerves regression diseases

Research Phase: Pre clinical

Nerve Growth Factor is comprised of α, β, and γ subunits with molecular weight of 29kDa and pI 6.75.β subunit is a dimmer containing two identical peptide. βsubunit binds to receptor on the nerve plasmalemma, regulates the growth and differentiation of sympathetic neuron, and it is also an active polypeptide, with important function of regulation and control in the growth and differentiation of sensory neurotissue.

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