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Gfra2  -  GDNF family receptor alpha 2

Rattus norvegicus

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  • Thus, spinal motoneurons are highly heterogeneous in their expression of receptors for neurotrophic factors of the GDNF family, but their differing responses to NTN are not correlated with expression levels of Gfra1 or Gfra2 [1].


  1. Responsiveness to neurturin of subpopulations of embryonic rat spinal motoneuron does not correlate with expression of GFR alpha 1 or GFR alpha 2. Garcès, A., Livet, J., Grillet, N., Henderson, C.E., Delapeyrière, O. Dev. Dyn. (2001) [Pubmed]
  2. Age-related alteration of neurturin receptor GFRa2 and nNOS in pelvic ganglia. Hisasue, S., Kato, R., Suetomi, T., Kato, K., Suzuki, K., Kobayashi, K., Itoh, N., Kiyama, H., Tsukamoto, T. Neurobiol. Aging (2006) [Pubmed]
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