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EGF

Abbreviation for epidermal growth factor.

EGF

abbr.
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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These results establish that there are thresholds of activation of ERK-1, ERK-2, AP-1, or NF[kappa]B above which there is risk of transformation by TPA, EGF, or TNF[alpha].
The applications of Germany and Belgium are the 21st and 22nd in the automotive sector since the launch of EGF aid in 2007.
The current study will probably also spawn laboratory research to determine how EGF rebuilds the epithelial lining, Polk says.
The above characteristics that were gained by the tumor cells following exposure to TNF[alpha] + Estrogen + EGF have led to an intriguing in vivo phenotype, in which the stimulated cells have produced smaller local tumors but expressed very high metastatic phenotype compared to control nonstimulated cells.
Steroid-reduced medium was K-SFM without BPE and EGF. The BPE is likely the major source of steroids in complete medium.
The investigators noted a significantly lower salivary concentration of EGF in patients with reflex laryngitis, compared with controls.
The announcement signals the fourth year that funding from DP World has been used by the EGF to open up golf to new audiences.
In recent years, Finland has primarily conducted EGF projects in the ICT sector, with excellent results.
Sylikiotis called on the EC to look into whether Cobalt's former employees could benefit from the EGF.
[4],[5] found that basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF), epidermal growth factor (EGF), and vascular endothelial growth factor are expressed in the damaged area to promote angiogenesis and granulation tissue regeneration.
Funded by the EGF, golfers as young as 8 years old will travel for a 14-day summer camp in Fleesensee, Germany.