angiopoietin

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angiopoietin

(an″jē-ō-poy-ē′tĭn; -poy′ĕ-tĭn) [ angio- + -poiet(ic) + -in]
Any of several genes (or the proteins they encode) that stimulate new blood vessel formation. The proteins encoded by angiopoietin are found in healthy cardiac endothelium and in diseased tissues such as arthritic joints and malignant tumors.
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DIG-KT binds VEGFR2/KDR and Tie-2 simultaneously, and blocks binding of VEGFR2 ligands, including VEGF-A, VEGF-C and VEGF-D, as well as Tie-2 ligands, including Ang1, Ang2, Ang3 and Ang4.
Patients with high levels of Ang1 and low levels of Tie2 were most likely to benefit from bevacizumab.
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Gavin Thurston of the University of California, San Francisco and his colleagues genetically engineered mice to express higher-than-normal amounts of Ang1 or another protein, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), which also promotes blood vessel growth.
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3] Ang1 is further cleaved by angiotensin-converting enzyme to form the octapeptide, angiotensin 2 (Ang2) (1).
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Before Regeneron's discovery of the Angiopoietin family, of which Ang1 is a member, only one other family of growth factors specific for blood vessels had been defined and characterized.
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