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Chemical Connective Tissue Growth Factor

Name Connective Tissue Growth Factor
Equivalent Terms CCN2 Protein | Hypertrophic Chondrocyte Specific Protein 24 | Hypertrophic Chondrocyte-Specific Protein 24 | IGF Binding Protein Related Protein 2 | IGF-Binding Protein-Related Protein-2 | IGFBP-8 | IGFBP-rP2 | Insulin Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 8 | Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 8
CAS Registry Number 139568-91-5
Definition A CCN protein family member that regulates a variety of extracellular functions including CELL ADHESION; CELL MIGRATION; and EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX synthesis. It is found in hypertrophic CHONDROCYTES where it may play a role in CHONDROGENESIS and endochondral ossification.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D055513
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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 CCN Intercellular Signaling Proteins Connective Tissue Growth Factor

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Connective Tissue Growth Factor
  Ctgfa protein, zebrafish
  CTGF protein, human
  Ctgf protein, mouse
  Ctgf protein, rat