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Transforming Growth Factor Beta: Role in Cell Growth and Differentiation

  1. Rosa Serra

Published Online: 15 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0000934.pub2

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Serra, R. 2008. Transforming Growth Factor Beta: Role in Cell Growth and Differentiation. eLS. .

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  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2008

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Abstract

Transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ) is the prototype for a family of multifunctional secreted peptides that control many aspects of growth and development in a cell-type-specific manner.

Keywords:

  • Smad;
  • cancer;
  • cell cycle;
  • extracellular matrix;
  • differentiation