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Midkine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Midkine
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.854
D12.776.467.848
D23.529.831
Unique ID
D000078792
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000078792
Scope Note
A developmentally regulated, HEPARIN-binding secreted growth factor homologous to pleiotrophin (PTN). It regulates cell proliferation through its interaction with ANAPLASTIC LYMPHOMA KINASE (ALK) and is involved in the formation of NEOINTIMA following arterial injury.
Entry Term(s)
Amphiregulin-Associated Protein
Cytokine MK
Registry Number
137497-38-2
Public MeSH Note
2019; MIDKINE was indexed under CYTOKINES 2005-2018; and under CARRIER PROTEINS 1991-2004
History Note
2019 (1991)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/06/19
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