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Thrombospondin 1

"Thrombospondin 1" 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 extracellular matrix glycoprotein from platelets and a variety of normal and transformed cells of both mesenchymal and epithelial origin. Thrombospondin-1 is believed to play a role in cell migration and proliferation, during embryogenesis and wound repair. Also, it has been studied for its use as a potential regulator of tumor growth and metastasis.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thrombospondin 1" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thrombospondin 1" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 170 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2005 and 2008
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