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Receptors, Platelet-Derived Growth Factor

Specific receptors on cell membranes that react with PLATELET-DERIVED GROWTH FACTOR, its analogs, or antagonists. The alpha PDGF receptor (RECEPTOR, PLATELET-DERIVED GROWTH FACTOR ALPHA) and the beta PDGF receptor (RECEPTOR, PLATELET-DERIVED GROWTH FACTOR BETA) are the two principle types of PDGF receptors. Activation of the protein-tyrosine kinase activity of the receptors occurs by ligand-induced dimerization or heterodimerization of PDGF receptor types.

Year introduced: 1993

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.913.696.620.682.725.400.900, D12.776.543.750.630.625, D12.776.543.750.750.400.630

MeSH Unique ID: D017479

Registry Number: EC 2.7.10.1

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  • Receptors, Platelet Derived Growth Factor
  • Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptors
  • Platelet Derived Growth Factor Receptors
  • Receptors, PDGF
  • PDGF Receptor
  • Receptor, PDGF
  • PDGF Receptors
  • Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor
  • Platelet Derived Growth Factor Receptor

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