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Compound Summary for: CID 56841751

Epidermal Growth Factor

Also known as: Uroanthelone; Uroenterone; Urogastron; Kutrol; Anthelone U; Urogastrone [JAN]; Gastrone, gamma-uro-; Gastrone, uro- (9CI)
Molecular Formula: C257H381N73O83S7   Molecular Weight: 6045.66934   InChIKey: VBEQCZHXXJYVRD-GACYYNSASA-N
A 6-kDa polypeptide growth factor initially discovered in mouse submaxillary glands. Human epidermal growth factor was originally isolated from urine based on its ability to inhibit gastric secretion and called urogastrone. EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR exerts a wide variety of biological effects including the promotion of proliferation and differentiation of mesenchymal and epithelial cells.   From: MeSH
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