Platelet-Derived Growth Factor
"Platelet-Derived Growth Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Mitogenic peptide growth hormone carried in the alpha-granules of platelets. It is released when platelets adhere to traumatized tissues. Connective tissue cells near the traumatized region respond by initiating the process of replication.
|Platelet-Derived Growth Factor
- Platelet-Derived Growth Factor
- Factor, Platelet-Derived Growth
- Growth Factor, Platelet-Derived
- Platelet Derived Growth Factor
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