Transforming Growth Factor alpha
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Factor isolated in a variety of tissues including epithelium, and maternal decidua. It is closely related to EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR and binds to the EGF receptor. TGF-alpha acts synergistically with TGF-beta in inducing phenotypic transformation, but its physiological role is unknown.
|Transforming Growth Factor alpha
- Transforming Growth Factor alpha
- Epidermal Growth Factor-Related Transforming Growth Factor
- Epidermal Growth Factor Related Transforming Growth Factor
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