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Transforming Growth Factor alpha

"Transforming Growth Factor alpha" 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.

Factor isolated in a variety of tissues including epithelium, and maternal decidua. It is closely related to EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR and binds to the EGF receptor. TGF-alpha acts synergistically with TGF-beta in inducing phenotypic transformation, but its physiological role is unknown.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transforming Growth Factor alpha" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Transforming Growth Factor alpha" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 118 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 1998
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