angiopoietin


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angiopoietin

(an″jē-ō-poy-ē′tĭn; -poy′ĕ-tĭn) [ angio- + -poiet(ic) + -in]
Any of several genes (or the proteins they encode) that stimulate new blood vessel formation. The proteins encoded by angiopoietin are found in healthy cardiac endothelium and in diseased tissues such as arthritic joints and malignant tumors.
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Three significant SNPs on GGA2 were found to associate with dry matter content in breast and were located in the vicinity of or within angiopoietin 1 (ANGPT1).
It is expected to induce angiogenesis through release of vascular endothelial growth factors, epithelial growth factors, angiopoietin and improve the perfusion and help the repair and regeneration of the ischemic muscle tissue.
Trebananib (formally known as AMG 386; Amgen) is a first-in-class peptide-Fc fusion protein (or peptibody) that targets angiogenesis (the growth of new blood vessels into cancerous tumors) by inhibiting the binding of both angiopoietin 1 and 2 to the Tie2 receptor.
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and angiopoietin (Ang) are two important factors required for angiogenesis.
Colon cancer cells treated with grape seed proanthocyanidins in the laboratory showed inhibition of the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and angiopoietin 1 (Ang1), thereby blocking blood supply to tumor cells.
17,18) Other cytokines released include interleukin 8 (IL-8), angiopoietin, and metalloproteases (MMP) 1, 2, and 9.
Expression of Tie-2, angiopoietin -1, angiopoietin-2, ephrinB2 & ephrin B4 in pyogenic granuloma of human gingival implicates their roles in inflammatory angiogenesis, J Periodontal Res.
These include VEGF, fibroblast growth factor (FGF)2, PDGF, hepotocyte growth factor (HGF), PIGF, cyclooxygenase-2 and angiopoietin 1.
Similar temporal changes in mRNA expression patterns were observed for angiopoietin-2, VEGF receptor-1, and the angiopoietin receptor, Tie-2.
20) Angiopoietin 2 (Ang2) and vascular EGF (VEGF) inductions correlate remarkably well with this process.
COX2, angiopoietin, and a number of growth factors are also up-regulated.
Additionally, genes associated with production of new blood vessels such as MMP-3, angiopoietin, and PDGF, were expressed 29-fold, 13-fold, and 26-fold higher in ERC as compared to bone marrow MSC, respectively.