Fibroblast growth factors

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Fibroblast growth factor

(Science: growth factor) acidic fibroblast growth factor (alpha FGF, HBGF 1) and basic FGF (beta FGF, HBGF 2) are the two founder members of a family of structurally related growth factors for mesodermal or neuroectodermal cells.

Synonym: heparin binding growth factor.

Acronym: FGF