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Chemical Myostatin

Name Myostatin
Equivalent Terms GDF-8 | Growth Differentiation Factor 8
Definition A growth differentiation factor that is a potent inhibitor of SKELETAL MUSCLE growth. It may play a role in the regulation of MYOGENESIS and in muscle maintenance during adulthood.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D055435
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Top ↑ Ancestors

ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases TGF-beta Superfamily Proteins Growth Differentiation Factors Myostatin

Top ↑ Descendants

  Gdf8 protein, rat
  MSTN protein, human
  Mstn protein, mouse
  mstn protein, zebrafish