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EGF

Abbreviation for epidermal growth factor.

EGF

abbr.
epidermal growth factor

EGF

abbreviation for epidermal growth factor.

EGF

A gene on chromosome 4q25 that encodes epidermal growth factor, a potent mitogen that plays a key role in the growth, proliferation and differentiation of numerous cell types; it acts by binding the high-affinity cell surface receptor, epidermal growth factor receptor.

Molecular pathology
Defects in EGF cause hypomagnesaemia type 4; EGF dysregulation is linked to the growth and progression of certain cancers.
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According to their reports, MUC5AC mRNA expression was increased after ligand binding to the EGF receptor and activation of the MAPK (mitogen-activated protein kinase) cascade (Takeyama et al.
05) in caecal and colonic segments for neutrophilic infiltrate after administration of EGF compared to those in group 5.
indicating that nimotuzumab directly binds to the EGF receptor," said Dr.
Although we produce a lot of EGF when we're young, as we age the skin slows its natural production of EGF, which is why fine lines start to appear as skin loses its firmness and elasticity.
with administration of therapeutic agents designed to block the EGF receptor
The investigators noted a significantly lower salivary concentration of EGF in patients with reflex laryngitis, compared with controls.
Canada's Health Products and Food Protection Branch recently approved YMB's request to conduct a Phase I/II study of its EGF receptor antibody.
Preclinical studies suggest a role for EGF in the treatment of colitis
Our thanks and appreciation go to all of the clubs as well as the EGF for its continued support.
France applied for support from the EGF following the dismissal of 2,513 workers in Mory-Ducros SAS.
The skin-rejuvenating phenomenon is called BIOEFFECT(TM) EGF Serum.