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Epidermal growth factor

Epidermal growth factor

(Science: growth factor) a mitogenic polypeptide initially isolated from male mouse submaxillary gland.

The name refers to the early bioassay, but epidermal growth factor is active on a variety of cell types, especially but not exclusively epithelial. Human equivalent originally named urogastrone owing to its hormone activity.

Acronym: egf


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