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What does BF stand for?

BF stands for Basal Forebrain

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Proof of principle has been provided by evidence of efficacy for intrathecal infusion of nerve growth factor in patients with Alzheimer's disease, although this is a therapy that's clinically impractical as it entails accessing the basal forebrain via stereotactic brain surgery.
Researchers in the neurosciences, psychology, pharmaceuticals, and other specialties introduce the considerations and background of the toxins, then describe examples of using the immunotoxin 192 IgG-saporin to make lesions on the cholinergic basal forebrain, the anti-DBH-saporin to make remarkably selective lesions of catecholaminergic neurons, hypocretin-saporin to produce narcoleptic animals, a variety of saporin conjugates in pain research, and cholera toxin B chain- saporin to produce a model of CNS dymyelination.