Sympathetic Neurons Express and Secrete MMP-2 and MT1-MMP to Control Nerve Sprouting via Pro-NGF Conversion

Erol Saygili*, Patrick Schauerte, Maimouna Pekassa, Esra Saygili, Gediminas Rackauskas, Robert H. G. Schwinger, Joachim Weis, Christian Weber, Nikolaus Marx, Obaida R. Rana

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16 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-25
JournalCellular and Molecular Neurobiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011


  • Electrical stimulation
  • Sympathetic neurons
  • Nerve sprouting
  • MMP-2
  • NGF

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