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Chemical Stem Cell Factor

Name Stem Cell Factor
Equivalent Terms c kit Ligand | c-kit Ligand | kit Ligand | Mast Cell Growth Factor | Steel Factor
Definition A hematopoietic growth factor and the ligand of the cell surface c-kit protein (PROTO-ONCOGENE PROTEINS C-KIT). It is expressed during embryogenesis and is a growth factor for a number of cell types including the MAST CELLS and the MELANOCYTES in addition to the HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D019089
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ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Cytokines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Hematopoietic Cell Growth Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Stem Cell Factor

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Stem Cell Factor
  ancestim
  hematopoietic stem cell-chemotactic factor
  KITL2 protein, mouse
  kitlga protein, zebrafish