fascinating, thanks for posting that. i looked for more info and found this. it clearly shows that a pantethine metabolite (pantethine is aka vitamin B5) called cystamine does increase BDNF.
Cystamine and cysteamine increase brain levels of BDNF in Huntington disease via HSJ1b and transglutaminase.
Borrell-Pagès M, Canals JM, Cordelières FP, Parker JA, Pineda JR, Grange G, Bryson EA, Guillermier M, Hirsch E, Hantraye P, Cheetham ME, Néri C, Alberch J, Brouillet E, Saudou F, Humbert S.
Institut Curie, CNRS UMR 146, Orsay, France.
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