Medical Definition of EGF

1. 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 This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of EGF

EFA
EFATO
EFI
EFIs
EFL
EFM
EFSF
EFSF/ESM
EFT
EFTA
EFTPOS
EF hand
EGA
EGD
EGF (current term)
EGF like domain
EGR
EGTA
EGTK
EGW
EH
EH&S
EHEC
EHF
EHR
EI
EIA
EIC

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