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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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05) in MM supplemented with FAF-BSA compared to development in MM supplemented with FCS, however with addition of EGF, embryo development was improved, although it was statistically non significant and was comparable to the development in MM supplemented with FCS.
The amounts of mucin in the cells of methylprotodioscin-treated cultures were 100 [+ or -] 4%, 273 [+ or -] 2%, 312 [+ or -] 13%, 252 [+ or -] 31% and 105 [+ or -] 12% for control, 25 ng/ml of EGF alone, EGF plus methylprotodioscin [10.
Toxin A titres showed significant reduction in animals receiving EGF after antibiotic pretreatment when compared to group 5.
This is the smallest EGF programme submitted for co-funding support by Ireland to date and amongst the smallest ever across the EU.
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The ceremony followed December's National Monthly Medal organised by the EGF at The Els Club in Dubai.
After months of negotiations, the co-legislators reached an agreement on prolonging the EGF beyond 2013.
The investigators noted a significantly lower salivary concentration of EGF in patients with reflex laryngitis, compared with controls.
Because oncogenic activation of several signal transduction pathways can increase AP-1 activity (16,17), these findings indicate that activation of ERK-1 and ERK-2 is essential for activation of AP-1 and for transformation by TPA or EGF in the JB6 model.
Philip Dube, PhD, and Brent Polk, MD, both of the Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have demonstrated that in preclinical models, EGF encourages healing and provides powerful anti-inflammatory properties that prevent inflammation-induced cancer.
The shutdown of the plant resulted in almost 2,900 redundancies, 2,692 of which would benefit from the EGF aid worth 7 million requested by Germany.