transforming growth factor


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Related to transforming growth factor: Fibroblast growth factor, Transforming growth factor alpha

transforming growth factor

Any of a group of distinct polypeptides that have been isolated from virus-transformed rodent cells, which are capable of altering a cell's phenotype, causing fibroblasts to lose anchorage-dependence and stimulating angiogenesis
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Early castration-induced upregulation of transforming growth factor beta1 and its receptors is associated with tumor cell apoptosis and a major decline in serum prostate-specific antigen in prostate cancer patients.
Transforming growth factor [beta] expression in human placenta and placental bed during early pregnancy.
Wang, "Transforming growth factor beta induces the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor p21 through a p53-independent mechanism," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Lorenzo, "Transforming growth factor [[beta].sub.1] induces differentiation-specific gene expression in fetal rat brown adipocytes," FEBS Letters, vol.
Chiano et al., "Genetic control of the circulating concentration of transforming growth factor type [beta]1," Human Molecular Genetics, vol.
Key words: Cicatrix, Hypertrophic; Keloid; Models, Animal; Rabbit; Transforming Growth Factor Beta 1.
Involvement of transforming growth factor alpha in the release of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone from the developing female hypothalamus.
DKD, diabetic kidney disease; TGF-[beta], transforming growth factor [beta]; MRTF-A, myocardin-related transcription factor A; HAT, histone acetyltransferase; HDAC, histone deacetylase; HMT, histone methyltransferase; Smad, mothers against decapentaplegic homologue; ECM, excess extracellular matrix; EMT, epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition.
Assoian et al., "Transforming growth factor type rapid induction of fibrosis and angiogenesis in vivo and stimulation of collagen formation in vitro," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Gressner, "Liver fat storing cell proliferation is stimulated by epidermal growth factor/transforming growth factor alpha and inhibited by transforming growth factor beta," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.
Transforming growth factor (TGF)-[beta] is involved in physiological processes, such as wound healing, tissue development, and remodeling.
He found that Nanog opens two key cellular pathways: Rho-associated protein kinase (ROCK) and Transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β).

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