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Title: All-trans retinol and retinol-binding protein from embryonic cerebrospinal £uid exhibit dynamic behaviour during early central nervous system development
Authors: Parada, Carolina
Gato Casado, Ángel Luis
Bueno, David
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Description: Producción Científica
Citation: Developmental Neuroscience, June 2008, vol. 19, n. 9. p. 945-950
Abstract: Embryonic cerebrospinal £uid (E-CSF) is involved in the regulation of survival, proliferation and neurogenesis of neuroectodermal progenitor cells, aswell as in the control ofmesencephalic gene expression in collaboration with the isthmic organizer. Recently, we showed the presence of retinol-binding protein (RBP) within the E-CSF proteome.RBP is an all-trans retinol carrier, amolecule that can be metabolized into retinoic acid, a morphogen involved in central nervous system (CNS) morphogenesis and patterning. Here we demonstrate the presence of all-trans retinol within the E-CSF and analyse the dynamics of RBP and all-trans retinolwithin this £uid, as well as the expression of retinoic acid-synthesizing enzymes during early CNS development. Our results suggest a relationship between the dynamics of these molecules and the early events of CNS patterning.
Keywords: Fluidos orgánicos
Embriología humana
Cerebro - Desarrollo
ISSN: 0378-5866
Peer Review: SI
Rights Owner: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Language: eng
Rights: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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