Transforming Growth Factors
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Hormonally active polypeptides that can induce the transformed phenotype when added to normal, non-transformed cells. They have been found in culture fluids from retrovirally transformed cells and in tumor-derived cells as well as in non-neoplastic sources. Their transforming activities are due to the simultaneous action of two otherwise unrelated factors, TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR ALPHA and TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR BETA.
|Transforming Growth Factors
- Transforming Growth Factors
- Factors, Transforming Growth
- Growth Factors, Transforming
- Transforming Growth Factor
- Factor, Transforming Growth
- Growth Factor, Transforming
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