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Variations in the Level of Transforming Growth Factor-Alpha (TGFα) mRNA During the Human Menstrual Cycle

  • R. S. Williams
  • G. S. Schultz
  • T. E. Geoghegan
  • M. C. Steffan
  • M. A. Yussman

Abstract

Transforming growth factor alpha (TGFα) is a peptide growth factor which is highly homologous to epidermal growth factor (EGF) and shares the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGF-R) to affect its action. These growth factors may play a role in the normal physiology of the human reproductive system.

Keywords

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Epidermal Growth Factor Granulosa Cell Female Reproductive Tract Transform Growth Factor Alpha 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. S. Williams
    • 1
  • G. S. Schultz
    • 1
  • T. E. Geoghegan
    • 1
  • M. C. Steffan
    • 1
  • M. A. Yussman
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Louisville School of MedicineLouisvilleUSA

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