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- noun A
human recombinant keratinocyte growth factorproduced in Escherichia coli.
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This protein is associated with palifermin, which is human keratinocyte growth factor used to treat mucositis.
Previous studies at Loyola were instrumental in showing the effectiveness of the drug palifermin in preventing mouth and throat sores in transplant patients.