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Hepatocyte Growth Factor MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hepatocyte Growth Factor
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.374.420
D12.776.467.374.420
D23.529.374.420
Unique ID
D017228
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017228
Scope Note
Multifunctional growth factor which regulates both cell growth and cell motility. It exerts a strong mitogenic effect on hepatocytes and primary epithelial cells. Its receptor is PROTO-ONCOGENE PROTEINS C-MET.
Entry Term(s)
Hepatopoietin
Hepatopoietin A
Scatter Factor
Registry Number
67256-21-7
Related Numbers
72980-71-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Lymphokines and Cytokines, scatter factor
Previous Indexing
Blood Proteins (1984-1991)
Growth Substances (1992)
Public MeSH Note
93; HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR was indexed under GROWTH SUBSTANCES 1992 and under BLOOD PROTEINS 1984-91; SCATTER FACTOR was indexed under CYTOKINES 1992 and under PROTEINS 1987-91
Online Note
use HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR (NM) to search HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR 1984-92 and SCATTER FACTOR 1987-92
History Note
93; was HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR (NM) 1984-92 and SCATTER FACTOR (NM) 1987-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/20
Revision Date
2006/07/05
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