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transforming growth factors
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Hormonally active polypeptides that can induce the transformed phenotype when added to normal, non-transformed cells. They have been found in culture fluids from retrovirally transformed cells and in tumor-derived cells as well as in non-neoplastic sources.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2013
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Used For
transforming growth factor
Broader Term
growth factors
Narrower Term
growth differentiation factors
transforming growth factor alpha
transforming growth factor beta
Spanish
factores transformadores de crecimiento
Term Number
43999