The role of vascular endothelial growth factor in neurogenesis in adult brain

Veronica Galvan, David A. Greenberg, Kunlin Jin

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Abstract

VEGF is a canonical angiogenic factor. In addition, its role as a stimulator of neurogenesis was recently uncovered. Vascular and nervous networks share common molecular mechanisms underlying their morphogenesis. VEGF is likely to regulate both processes during development and in adult organisms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)667-669
Number of pages3
JournalMini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry
Volume6
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2006

Keywords

  • Angiogenesis
  • Brain
  • Endothelial cells
  • Growth factor
  • Neural stem cells
  • Neurogenesis
  • VEGF
  • VEGF receptor

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