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Platelet-Derived Growth Factor

"Platelet-Derived Growth Factor" 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.

MeSH information
Mitogenic peptide growth hormone carried in the alpha-granules of platelets. It is released when platelets adhere to traumatized tissues. Connective tissue cells near the traumatized region respond by initiating the process of replication.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Platelet-Derived Growth Factor" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Platelet-Derived Growth Factor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.