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Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor: Molecular and Biological Aspects

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Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY,volume 237)

Abstract

The development of a vascular supply is a fundamental requirement for organ development and differentiation during embryogenesis as well as for wound healing and reproductive functions in the adult (Folkman 1995). Angiogenesis is also implicated in the pathogenesis of a variety of disorders: proliferative retinopathies, age-related macular degeneration, tumors, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis (Folkman 1995; Garner 1994).

Keywords

  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Expression
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Gene
  • Vascular Endothelial Cell Growth Factor

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