Definition : Hepatocyte Growth Factor
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What does HGF mean?

Hepatocyte Growth Factor/scatter factor (HGF/SF) is a paracrine cellular growth, motility and morphogenic factor. It is secreted by mesenchymal cells and targets and acts primarily upon epithelial cells and endothelial cells, but also acts on haemopoietic progenitor cells. It has been shown to have a major role in embryonic organ development, in adult organ regeneration and in wound healing.

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What is the full form of HGF (HGF/SF)?

The full form of HGF is Hepatocyte Growth Factor

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Human Growth Foundation | Hepatocyte Growth Factor

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Hepatocyte Growth Factor


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