Brain-derived neurotrophic factor

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Brain-derived neurotrophic factor or BDNF is a protein in the neurotrophic family.[1] The name BDNF is also used to refer to the related gene that expresses BDNF.[1]

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ME/CFS[edit | edit source]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2020, DNA Methylation and Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Expression Account for Symptoms and Widespread Hyperalgesia in Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Comorbid Fibromyalgia[2](Abstract)

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.01.1 Binder, Devin K.; Scharfman, Helen E. (Sep 2004). "Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor". Growth factors (Chur, Switzerland). 22 (3): 123–131. doi:10.1080/08977190410001723308. ISSN 0897-7194. PMC 2504526Freely accessible. PMID 15518235. 
  2. Polli, Andrea; Ghosh, Manosij; Bakusic, Jelena; Ickmans, Kelly; Monteyne, Dora; Velkeniers, Brigitte; Bekaert, Bram; Godderis, Lode; Nijs, Jo (Nov 2020). "DNA Methylation and Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Expression Account for Symptoms and Widespread Hyperalgesia in Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Comorbid Fibromyalgia". Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.). 72 (11): 1936–1944. doi:10.1002/art.41405. ISSN 2326-5205. PMID 32562379. 

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

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