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What does NOV mean?
Nephroblastoma Overexpressed gene (NOV), also known as CCN3, is one of the CCN family of secreted proteins. CCN family is a family of secreted cysteine-rich growth regulators. The name is an abbreviation derived from first three members of the family discovered, namely CYR61 (Cysteine-rich angiogenic protein 61 or CCN1), CTGF (Connective Tissue Growth Factor or CCN2), and NOV (Nephroblastoma Overexpressed or CCN3).