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NGF (human)
p Phosphorylation
ac Acetylation
me Methylation
m1 Mono-methylation
m2 Di-methylation
m3 Tri-methylation
ub Ubiquitylation
sm Sumoylation
ne Neddylation
gl O-GlcNAc
ga O-GalNAc
pa Palmitoylation
ad Adenylation
sn S-Nitrosylation
ca Caspase cleavage
sc Succinylation

NGF Nerve growth factor is important for the development and maintenance of the sympathetic and sensory nervous systems. Extracellular ligand for the NTRK1 and NGFR receptors, activates cellular signaling cascades through those receptor tyrosine kinase to regulate neuronal proliferation, differentiation and survival. Homodimer. Belongs to the NGF-beta family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Secreted, signal peptide; Secreted
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 1p13.1
Cellular Component: Golgi lumen; cytoplasmic membrane-bound vesicle; extracellular region; endosome
Molecular Function: metalloendopeptidase inhibitor activity; nerve growth factor receptor binding; protein binding; growth factor activity; receptor signaling protein activity
Biological Process: activation of MAPKK activity; nerve growth factor receptor signaling pathway; positive regulation of apoptosis; regulation of neuron differentiation; positive regulation of axon extension; regulation of neurotransmitter secretion; regulation of caspase activity; sensory perception of pain; regulation of axonogenesis; negative regulation of cell cycle; nerve growth factor processing; cell-cell signaling; small GTPase mediated signal transduction; negative regulation of neuron apoptosis; positive regulation of neuron maturation; phosphoinositide-mediated signaling; regulation of release of sequestered calcium ion into cytosol; peripheral nervous system development; neuron apoptosis; induction of apoptosis via death domain receptors; positive regulation of protein ubiquitination; phospholipase C activation; Ras protein signal transduction; positive regulation of axonogenesis; positive regulation of collateral sprouting; transmembrane receptor protein tyrosine kinase signaling pathway; neurite morphogenesis; negative regulation of apoptosis
Disease: Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory And Autonomic, Type V
Reference #:  P01138 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: Beta-nerve growth factor; Beta-NGF; HSAN5; MGC161426; MGC161428; nerve growth factor (beta polypeptide); nerve growth factor, beta polypeptide; nerve growth factor, beta subunit; NGF; NGFB
Gene Symbols: NGF
Molecular weight: 26,959 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 9.94  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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