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Hedgehog Proteins

"Hedgehog Proteins" 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.

A family of intercellular signaling proteins that play and important role in regulating the development of many TISSUES and organs. Their name derives from the observation of a hedgehog-like appearance in DROSOPHILA embryos with genetic mutations that block their action.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hedgehog Proteins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hedgehog Proteins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 564 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 48 publications in 2014
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