Neurosci Lett 2017 Sep 16;658:32-36. Epub 2017 Aug 16.
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, 55220, Turkey.
Neuroinflammation is the inflammation of nervous tissue that can lead to neurodegeneration. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a neurotrophin which affects growth, function and survival of neurons, enhances the stabilization of synapses, regulates synaptic function and branching of dendrites and axons. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor is believed to be involved in the pathophysiology of central nervous system (CNS) diseases associated with neuroinflamation. Read More