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

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