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Chemical Platelet-Derived Growth Factor

Name Platelet-Derived Growth Factor
Equivalent Terms Factor, Platelet-Derived Growth | Growth Factor, Platelet-Derived | Platelet Derived Growth Factor
Definition Mitogenic peptide growth hormone carried in the alpha-granules of platelets. It is released when platelets adhere to traumatized tissues. Connective tissue cells near the traumatized region respond by initiating the process of replication.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D010982
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Platelet-Derived Growth Factor
  CEV14-PDGFRbeta fusion protein, human
  PDGFD protein, human
  Pdgfd protein, mouse
  platelet-derived growth factor A
  platelet-derived growth factor A (194-211)
  platelet-derived growth factor AB
  platelet-derived growth factor C
View node Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-sis
  PVF-1 protein, C. elegans
  Scdgfb protein, rat