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vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2

A 200-230-kDa tyrosine kinase receptor for vascular endothelial growth factors found primarily in endothelial and hematopoietic cells and their precursors. VEGFR-2 is important for vascular and hematopoietic development, and mediates almost all endothelial cell responses to VEGF.
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  • fetal liver kinase-1
  • KDR tyrosine kinase
  • flk-1 receptor tyrosine kinase
  • VEGFR-2
  • kinase insert domain receptor
  • VEGF receptor KDR
  • VEGF receptor flk-1
  • flk-1 protein
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