Medical Definition of Sarcoma growth factor

1. Polypeptide released by sarcoma cells that promotes the growth of cells by binding to a cell surface receptor, the sarcoma cell is therefore self sufficient and independent of normal growth control. See: growth factors. The name is no longer commonly used. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcoma Growth Factor

sarcolemmal
sarcolemmas
sarcolemmata
sarcolemmic
sarcolemnous
sarcoline
sarcolite
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sarcological
sarcologies
sarcology
sarcolysine
sarcoma
sarcoma botryoides
sarcoma cell
sarcoma growth factor (current term)
sarcoma virus
sarcomas
sarcomastigophora
sarcomastigophora infections
sarcomata
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sarcomatoid carcinoma
sarcomatoses
sarcomatosis
sarcomatous
sarcomere
sarcomeres
sarcomeric

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