Transforming growth factor-β: Death takes a holiday

R. J. Miller*, C. W. Ragsdale

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Neural development seems normal in mice lacking single TGF-βs, but blocking function of all TGF-βs is now shown to rescue neurons from programmed apoptosis, suggesting that TGF-βs might determine the timing of vulnerability to trophic factor deprivation in development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1061-1062
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Issue number11
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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