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Platelet-Derived Growth Factor

"Platelet-Derived Growth Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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Bar chart showing 39 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1991 and 1992 and 1994
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