Cellular and molecular studies of the neuronotrophic factor specific for retinal ganglion cells


Grant Data
Project Title
Cellular and molecular studies of the neuronotrophic factor specific for retinal ganglion cells
Principal Investigator
Dr Chau, Raymond Ming Wah   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
1991-07-01
Completion Date
1994-06-30
Amount
630000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
HKU 35/91
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1991/1992
Status
Completed
Objectives
To study the biochemical and biological characterization of the purified 30KD neuronotrophic factor specific for retinal ganglion cells (NTF), the development and application of its monoclonal antibodies, the isolation of its receptor and its distribution, the molecular gene cloning of this neuronotrophic factor, and the clinical application of the neuronotrophic factor and its monoclonal antibodies.