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Cntfr  -  ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor

Mus musculus

Synonyms: CNTF receptor subunit alpha, CNTFR-alpha, Ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor subunit alpha, Cntfralpha
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  1. Ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor alpha mRNA in NB41A3 neuroblastoma cells: regulation by cAMP. MacLennan, A.J., Gaskin, A.A., Vinson, E.N., Martinez, L.C. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (1996) [Pubmed]
  2. Sexual dimorphism in the spinal cord is absent in mice lacking the ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor. Forger, N.G., Howell, M.L., Bengston, L., MacKenzie, L., DeChiara, T.M., Yancopoulos, G.D. J. Neurosci. (1997) [Pubmed]
  3. Ciliary neurotrophic factor maintains the pluripotentiality of embryonic stem cells. Conover, J.C., Ip, N.Y., Poueymirou, W.T., Bates, B., Goldfarb, M.P., DeChiara, T.M., Yancopoulos, G.D. Development (1993) [Pubmed]
  4. Induction of the intronic enhancer of the human ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor (CNTFRalpha) gene by the TR4 orphan receptor. A member of steroid receptor superfamily. Young, W.J., Smith, S.M., Chang, C. J. Biol. Chem. (1997) [Pubmed]
  5. Immunohistochemical localization of CNTFRalpha in adult mouse retina and optic nerve following intraorbital nerve crush: Evidence for the axonal loss of a trophic factor receptor after injury. Miotke, J.A., Maclennan, A.J., Meyer, R.L. J. Comp. Neurol. (2007) [Pubmed]
  6. Activation of STAT3 signaling in axotomized neurons and reactive astrocytes after fimbria-fornix transection. Schubert, K.O., Naumann, T., Schnell, O., Zhi, Q., Steup, A., Hofmann, H.D., Kirsch, M. Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Expérimentation cérébrale. (2005) [Pubmed]
  7. CNTF and CNTF receptor alpha are constitutively expressed by astrocytes in the mouse brain. Dallner, C., Woods, A.G., Deller, T., Kirsch, M., Hofmann, H.D. Glia (2002) [Pubmed]
  8. Effects of testosterone on the development of a sexually dimorphic neuromuscular system in ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor knockout mice. Park, J.J., Howell, M., Winseck, A., Forger, N.G. J. Neurobiol. (1999) [Pubmed]
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