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EGF

abbr.
epidermal growth factor
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Both layers of agar were supplemented with DMSO, phosphate-buffered saline, or various concentrations of tumor promoter TPA, EGF, or TNF[alpha].
Nightingale of the Leicester Royal Infirmary in England and his colleagues randomly assigned 12 people with ulcerative colitis of the colon and rectum to receive, over 2 weeks, daily enemas containing EGF. Twelve other patients with similar disease received saline enemas as a placebo.
Several environmental stressors (oxidants, metals, or UV radiation) cause ERK activation by first causing phosphorylation of the intracellular domain of the EGF receptor in a ligand-independent manner (i.e., in the absence of EGF) (9,15,30).
In Vivo Animal Studies Indicate That Tumor Cells Stimulated by TNF[alpha] + Estrogen + EGF Acquire High Metastatic Capacity.
"Taking these kids from the foundation squad on this summer camp is an important part of the junior development process for the EGF," said EGF secretary-general Khalid Al Shamsi.
The EGF was created in 2006 for the period 2007-2013, its main objective being to facilitate reintegration into employment for workers who lose their jobs in the EU due to structural changes in global trade patterns.
If normal cells' growth runs amok, the EGF receptor follows its cell-division signals with a self-destruct message, says study coauthor Daniel A.
The first phase saw the EGF, with the assistance of Golf DXB, visiting six schools to give taster sessions to more than 3,000 students.
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The festivities after the event at the Els Club last weekend were rounded off by the EGF presenting the Order of Merit awards for the 2009-10 season.