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platelet-derived growth factor receptors

Specific receptors on cell membranes that react with platelet-derived growth factor, its analogs, or antagonists. The alpha PDGF receptor (receptor, platelet-derived growth factor alpha) and the beta PDGF receptor (receptor, platelet-derived growth factor beta) are the two principle types of PDGF receptors. Activation of the protein-tyrosine kinase activity of the receptors occurs by ligand-induced dimerization or heterodimerization of PDGF receptor types.
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