blastin

blastin

[blas′tin]
Etymology: Gk, blastanein, to grow
any substance that provides nourishment for or stimulates the growth or proliferation of cells, such as allantoin.

blastin

An obsolete nonspecific term for a growth substance, which may either
(1) Be required for growth (i.e., a nutrient); or
(2) Promote growth (i.e., a cytokine).
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