HGF

Aliases:
This biomarker is also known as:
  • fibroblast-derived tumor cytotoxic factor
  • hepatopoeitin-A
  • hepatocyte growth factor (hepapoietin A; scatter factor)
  • HGFB
  • Hepatopoietin-A
  • F-TCF
  • SF
  • DFNB39
  • hepatocyte growth factor
  • scatter factor
  • hepatopoietin A
  • HPTA
  • hepatopoietin-A
  • HGF
  • lung fibroblast-derived mitogen
  • deafness, autosomal recessive 39
  • Scatter factor

Description…

From NCBI Gene: Hepatocyte growth factor regulates cell growth, cell motility, and morphogenesis by activating a tyrosine kinase signaling cascade after binding to the proto-oncogenic c-Met receptor. Hepatocyte growth factor is secreted by mesenchymal cells and acts as a multi-functional cytokine on cells of mainly epithelial origin. Its ability to stimulate mitogenesis, cell motility, and matrix invasion gives it a central role in angiogenesis, tumorogenesis, and tissue regeneration. It is secreted as a single inactive polypeptide and is cleaved by serine proteases into a 69-kDa alpha-chain and 34-kDa beta-chain. A disulfide bond between the alpha and beta chains produces the active, heterodimeric molecule. The protein belongs to the plasminogen subfamily of S1 peptidases but has no detectable protease activity. Alternative splicing of this gene produces multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

Datasets

There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.

Attributes
QA State: Under Review
Type: Protein
HGNC Name: HGF

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