neurotrophin production

id: GO:0032898
name: neurotrophin production
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The appearance of a neurotrophin due to biosynthesis or secretion by cells in a neuron's target field, resulting in an increase in its intracellular or extracellular levels. A neurotrophin is any of a family of growth factors that block apoptosis in neurons and thus promote nerve growth.

Child Functions

GO:0032902nerve growth factor production

Parent Functions

GO:0032501multicellular organismal process