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