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Transforming Growth Factor beta2

"Transforming Growth Factor beta2" 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 TGF-beta subtype that was originally identified as a GLIOBLASTOMA-derived factor which inhibits the antigen-dependent growth of both helper and CYTOTOXIC T LYMPHOCYTES. It is synthesized as a precursor molecule that is cleaved to form mature TGF-beta2 and TGF-beta2 latency-associated peptide. The association of the cleavage products results in the formation a latent protein which must be activated to bind its receptor.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transforming Growth Factor beta2" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Transforming Growth Factor beta2" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 52 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2010
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.