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acromesomelic dysplasia

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A group of disorders in which there is disproportionate shortening of skeletal elements, particularly the middle and distal parts of the limbs. Maroteaux-type acromesomelic dysplasia (AMDM)...

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activin

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A protein first isolated from the culture fluid of Xenopus cell lines. Activin is a member of the transforming growth factor-β (q.v.) family of intercellular signaling molecules. It acts as...

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betacellulin

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One of the EGF family of growth factors, synthesized primarily as a transmembrane precursor (178 aa), which is proteolytically cleaved to produce the mature molecule that binds to the EGF...

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betaglycan

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A cell‐surface single‐pass transmembrane protein that contains covalently bound chondroitin sulfate and heparan sulfate chains. It acts as a coreceptor for transforming growth factor β...

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bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs)

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A family of multifunctional cytokines, the BMPs belong to the transforming growth factor β superfamily. Many are growth and differentiation factors (GDFs) and may be regulated by...

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Camurati–Engelmann disease

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A disorder in which there is osteitis (excessive bone growth), particularly of the lower limbs, caused by mutation in TGFB1, the gene for transforming growth factor β. There is a variant of...

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connective tissue growth factor

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One of the CCN family of cysteine rich regulatory proteins (CTGF, 349 aa) that is secreted by vascular endothelial cells and stimulates the proliferation and differentiation of...

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cytokine

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pl. n. protein molecules, released by cells when activated by antigen, that are involved in cell-to-cell communications, acting as enhancing mediators for immune responses...

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dorsalin-1

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A protein of the TGFβ family, originally isolated from chick, that regulates cell differentiation within the neural tube in conjunction with distinct ventralizing signals from the notochord...

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endothelin

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(ET)

Any of several related peptides, one of which, endothelin 1 ( ET-1), is released by the endothelium of blood vessels and is a potent vasopressor, causing constriction of...

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