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NTRK2

MIM.600456 9q22.1

Thursday 7 May 2009

NTRK2, also known as TRKB, is the receptor for brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF; MIM.113505).

Together NTRK2 and BDNF regulate both short-term synaptic functions and long-term potentiation of brain synapses.

References

- Expression patterns of Trk-A, Trk-B, GRP78, and p75NRT in olfactory neuroblastoma. Weinreb I, Goldstein D, Irish J, Perez-Ordonez B. Hum Pathol. 2009 Apr 20. PMID: 19386345