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epidermal growth factor

[‚ep·ə¦dərm·əl ′grōth ‚fak·tər]
(physiology)
A polypeptide produced in animals that stimulates and sustains the replication of epidermal cells (of ectodermal or endodermal origin); its human equivalent is urogastrone.
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It will be fascinating to see how the youngsters who have joined the foundation squads progress in the next phase of their development under the guidance of the EGF, the local golf clubs, and the wonderful coaches at the ETPI.
The present study is in line with the previous reports that buffalo COCs respond well towards EGF and resulted in improved meiotic resumption, increased proportion of matured oocytes and embryos developed to blastocyst stage (Chauhan et al.
Moy owns stock in DNA EGF Renewal and is the company's scientific adviser.
2, MUC5AC gene expression induced by EGF or PMA in NCI-H292 cells was inhibited by pretreatment with dioscin or methylprotodioscin, respectively (Fig.
We are just beginning to understand the mechanisms through which EGF promotes stem cell regeneration after radiation injury," Chute said.
The increase in body weight in the groups receiving probiotic (group 3) and EGF (group 4) was significant (P<0.
Moreover, high densities of receptor sites for EGF on cell surfaces made simulated tumors expand faster.
Louis, MO) and keratinocyte serum-free medium (K-SFM), EGF, bovine pituitary extract (BPE), 100x antibiotic-antimycotic mixture, and TRIzol reagent from Life Technologies, Inc.
Since EGF and TGF-a are known to compete for the same receptor, a preliminary experiment was conducted to determine whether or not EGF and TGF-a have similar effects on cell proliferation.
20) Angiopoietin 2 (Ang2) and vascular EGF (VEGF) inductions correlate remarkably well with this process.
After 2 weeks of therapy, remission occurred in 10 of 12 EGF patients based on the St.
He said This is the tenth successful EGF application made by the Irish authorities since 2009.