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Transforming Growth Factor
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Definition of Transforming Growth Factor
Transforming Growth Factors are a family of extracellular signaling peptides involved in cell growth stimulation. Found in hematopoietic tissue, various TGF-beta subtypes stimulate wound healing and may inhibit lymphopoiesis and myelopoiesis. TGF-alpha binds to EGFR and stimulates endothelial cell growth.

Transforming Growth Factor is from the group

Growth Factor

Other Names for Transforming Growth Factor

Transforming Growth Factor
TGF
Tumor Growth Factors

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