PDGF

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. (mesh:D010982)

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Synonyms

Synonym Reference Specificity
PDGF Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
HGNC:8799 PDGFA isa
HGNC:30620 PDGFD isa
HGNC:8801 PDGFC isa
HGNC:8800 PDGFB isa

Outgoing Relations

None available.