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Transforming Growth Factor alpha

An EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR related protein that is found in a variety of tissues including EPITHELIUM, and maternal DECIDUA. It is synthesized as a transmembrane protein which can be cleaved to release a soluble active form which binds to the EGF RECEPTOR.

Year introduced: 1991

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Tree Number(s): D12.644.276.382.750, D12.644.276.963.360, D12.776.467.382.750, D12.776.467.960.360, D23.529.382.750, D23.529.960.360

MeSH Unique ID: D016211

Entry Terms:

  • TGF-alpha
  • TGFalpha
  • Epidermal Growth Factor-Related Transforming Growth Factor
  • Epidermal Growth Factor Related Transforming Growth Factor

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