platelet derived growth factor


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platelet derived growth factor

n. Abbr. PDGF
Any of a family of signaling proteins that were originally found in platelets and that stimulate chemotaxis, cell proliferation, and differentiation, as during embryonic development and wound healing. Overproduction of these proteins is associated with certain diseases, such as atherosclerosis and cancer.
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