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Molecules 2000, 5(12), 1439-1460; doi:10.3390/51201439
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Cyclohexenonic Long-Chain Fatty Alcohols as Neuronal Growth Stimulators

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Received: 13 November 2000; in revised form: 7 December 2000 / Accepted: 7 December 2000 / Published: 22 December 2000
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Abstract: Neurotrophic factors play an important role in the development and maintenance of neurons, thus providing a suitable therapeutic approach for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. However, their clinical use has revealed problematic because of a number of technical and biological disadvantages. Among the different strategies proposed to overcome such difficulties, the search for non-peptide substances with neurotrophic potential is giving promising results. Here we will expose major findings in this field, drawing special attention to cyclohexenonic long-chain fatty alcohols, a novel family of compounds that promote neuronal survival and neurite outgrowth.
Keywords: cyclohexenonic long-chain fatty alcohol; neurite outgrowth; neuronal survival; neurotrophic compound; neurotrophic factor; NGF; synthesis cyclohexenonic long-chain fatty alcohol; neurite outgrowth; neuronal survival; neurotrophic compound; neurotrophic factor; NGF; synthesis
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Luu, B.; De Aguilar, J.-L.G.; Girlanda-Junges, C. Cyclohexenonic Long-Chain Fatty Alcohols as Neuronal Growth Stimulators. Molecules 2000, 5, 1439-1460.

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Luu B, De Aguilar J-LG, Girlanda-Junges C. Cyclohexenonic Long-Chain Fatty Alcohols as Neuronal Growth Stimulators. Molecules. 2000; 5(12):1439-1460.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Luu, Bang; De Aguilar, José-Luis G.; Girlanda-Junges, Céline. 2000. "Cyclohexenonic Long-Chain Fatty Alcohols as Neuronal Growth Stimulators." Molecules 5, no. 12: 1439-1460.


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