fibroblast growth factor


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fibroblast growth factor

Any of a group of polypeptides that stimulate the growth of tissues rich in fibroblasts, including blood vessels, connective tissues, and skin. Overactivity of these factors has been associated with neoplasia.
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T lymphocytes synthesize and export heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor, mitogens for vascular cells and fibroblasts: differential production and release by CD4+ and CD8+ T cells.
Association between Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 1 Amplification and Clinical Characteristics
6] Human genes: FGF2, fibroblast growth factor 2 (basic); FGF1, fibroblast growth factor 1 (acidic); FGF7, fibroblast growth factor 7; FGFR1, fibroblast growth factor receptor1; FGF18, fibroblast growth factor 18; FGF23, fibroblast growth factor 23; FGF5, fibroblast growth factor 5; FGFR2, fibroblast growth factor receptor 2; FGFR4, fibroblast growth factor receptor 4; FGF14, fibroblast growth factor 14; FGF9, fibroblast growth factor 9; FGF10, fibroblast growth factor 10.
Hepatic fibroblast growth factor 21 is regulated by PPARalpha and is a key mediator of hepatic lipid metabolism in ketotic states.
FP-1039 is a first-in-class biologic discovered by FivePrime that targets multiple fibroblast growth factor (FGF) ligands.
Notably, fibroblast growth factor 19 (FGF-19), a potent regulator of bile acid, glucose and fat metabolism, was markedly increased by EndoBarrier Therapy.
Researchers studying a chemical messenger called fibroblast growth factor 5 had created mice that lacked the gene for this messenger to see how its loss would affect embryonic development.
Poster Title: Essential role of fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) in tumorigenesis of human cancers harboring FGFR2 amplification demonstrated by a functional blocking antibody
HCE proteins in the deal include members of the human TGF beta, Fibroblast Growth Factor (FGF), Hematopoietin and Interleukin, and Tyrosine Kinase Receptor Signaling families, and TNF-alpha.
This newly launched Stemline Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture Medium is serum-free, composed of fully-defined components with 80% less basic fibroblast growth factor than the leading pluripotent stem cell culture medium.
Researchers had previously demonstrated that a peptide called basic fibroblast growth factor could trigger the beneficial growth of vessels supplying the heart with blood (SN: 1/29/94, p.
The most advanced AKIP[TM] program is focused on the discovery of inhibitors of fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR).