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Substance Name: Fibroblast growth factor 5
RN: 129653-64-1


  • A fibroblast growth factor that may play a role in regulation of HAIR FOLLICLE phenotype. Spontaneous mutation of the gene for this protein results in a strain of MICE with abnormally long hair, referred to as angora mice.
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MeSH Heading

  • Fibroblast growth factor 5


  • FGF-5

Systematic Name

  • Fibroblast growth factor 5

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 129653-64-1

System Generated Number

  • 0129653641