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  • abbr. Abbreviation of platelet-derived growth factor.

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  • The drug works by boosting a protein called PDGF-B, the team from the National Institute of Health and Medical Research report in the journal Nature Medicine. talkback

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  • The drug works by boosting a protein called PDGF-B, the team from the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) report in the journal Nature Medicine.

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  • Thalidomide appears to pair up with a growth factor called PDGF-B to produce more of the smooth muscle cells that repair vessel-wall defects.

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  • Thalidomide acts here by improving a protein called PDGF-B.

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  • "When we expand these [rodent] progenitor cells with FGF2 (and another factor called PDGF), these progenitor cells will become oligodendrocytes," Zhang said.

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  • Elevated PDGF-B in congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations (CCAMs) requiring fetal resection.

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  • We call this dance the Lamellipodia: the forbidden dance, which may be performed only in the presence of a motile stimulus such as PDGF.

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  • Furthermore, genetic alterations in asbestos-activated macrophages may result in the release of potent mesothelial cell mitogens such as platelet-derived growth factor PDGF and transforming growth factor which in turn, may induce the chronic stimulation and proliferation of mesothelial cells after injury by Asbestos fibres

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  • Platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) was isolated and shown to stimulate growth of mesenchymal cells.

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  • Another oncogene product shows similarity with a later discovered growth factor derived from the blood platelets (PDGF).

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