The Function of GDNF

Neurotrophic factor that enhances survival and morphological differentiation of dopaminergic neurons and increases their high-affinity dopamine uptake.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor

Short name:


Alternative name(s):

Astrocyte-derived trophic factor

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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

GDNF Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase GDNF

Substances That Decrease GDNF

Advanced Summary

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity