FGF1(redirected from Beta-endothelial cell growth factor)
FGF1A gene on chromosome 5q31 that encodes fibroblast growth factor 1 of the FGF family, which bind heparin and have a broad range of cellular activities, including cell survival, division, differentiation and migration, embryonic development, morphogenesis, tissue repair, tumour growth and invasion. FGF1 interacts with FGF receptors FGFR1, -2, -3 and -4.
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