fibroblast growth factor


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fibroblast growth factor

[¦fī·brō‚blast ′grōth ‚fak·tər]
(physiology)
A family of proteins important in the development of the nervous and skeletal systems.
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Targeting fibroblast growth factor receptor signaling inhibits prostate cancer progression.
Fischer-Rosinsky et al., "Fibroblast growth factor 21 predicts the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes in Caucasians," Diabetes Care, vol.
Isakova et al., "Fibroblast growth factor 23 and left ventricular hypertrophy in chronic kidney disease," Circulation, vol.
Protective effects of skin permeable epidermal and fibroblast growth factor against ultraviolet-induced skin damage and human skin wrinkles.
The probable mechanism for the reduced number of ERC's is through inhibition of the expression of fibroblast growth factors in neural crest cells.
Fibroblast Growth Factors: Biology and Clinical Application: FGF Biology and Therapeutics
Downstream of FGFR1 activation is three mayor pathways: AKT- and ERK-pathway that are activated via Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor Substrate 2 (FRS2) and PLC[gamma] which is FRS2 independent [23] (Figure 1(b)).
In the article titled "Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Inhibits Apoptosis and Promotes Proliferation of Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Isolated from Patients with Type 2 Diabetes by Reducing Cellular Oxidative Stress" [1], an acknowledgment should be added as follows:
Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21), a member of the FGF family, was initially identified by Nobuyuki Itoh's group [1], and its bioactivity was first discovered as a potential regulator of glucose uptake in mouse and human adipocytes [2].
Objective: To determine the effect of fibroblast growth factor 2 on cognitive function in neonatal rats with hypoxic- ischaemic brain injury.
Six fibroblast growth factor and two fibroblast growth factor receptor genes were selected for validation by real-time qPCR analysis.