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Angiopoietin-2

"Angiopoietin-2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An angiopoietin that is closely related to ANGIOPOIETIN-1. It binds to the TIE-2 RECEPTOR without receptor stimulation and antagonizes the effect of ANGIOPOIETIN-1. However its antagonistic effect may be limited to cell receptors that occur within the vasculature. Angiopoietin-2 may therefore play a role in down-regulation of BLOOD VESSEL branching and sprouting.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Angiopoietin-2" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Angiopoietin-2" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 85 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2012
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