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Receptor, trkB

A protein-tyrosine kinase receptor that is specific for BRAIN-DERIVED NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR; NEUROTROPHIN 3; neurotrophin 4 and neurotrophin 5. It is widely expressed in nervous tissue and plays a role in mediating the effects of neurotrophins on growth and differentiation of neuronal cells.

Year introduced: 2000

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.913.696.620.682.725.400.700, D12.776.476.568.400.700, D12.776.543.750.630.498, D12.776.543.750.750.400.550.600

MeSH Unique ID: D020813

Registry Number: EC

Entry Terms:

  • BDNF Receptor
  • Receptor, BDNF
  • trkB Receptor
  • Receptor, Neurotrophic Tyrosine Kinase Type 2
  • NTRK2 Receptor
  • Receptor, NTRK2
  • Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor Receptor
  • Neurotrophic Tyrosine Kinase Receptor Type 2
  • trkB(gp145) Protein
  • Neurotrophic Factor, Brain-Derived, Receptor

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