Alonzo Ross Ross at SCI.WFBR.EDU
Fri Jul 18 15:07:18 EST 1997

There is GGF (glial growth factor), although it certainly has effects
on other cells types and other names (neuregulin, etc.). It is a
consistent finding that Nature does not use a single factor for a
single job. Rather, it has one effect on glial cells, one effect on
stem cells, etc.

Alonzo Ross

>Hey, does anybody know of a mitogen specific to glial cells, other than
>basic FGF? ALso, if anyone knows of a glial mitosis inhibitor, please let
>me know!
>-mako voelkel
>voelkel at

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