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Substance Name: Fgf-8 protein
RN: 148997-75-5


  • A fibroblast growth factor that preferentially activates FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR 4. It was initially identified as an androgen-induced growth factor and plays a role in regulating growth of human BREAST NEOPLASMS and PROSTATIC NEOPLASMS.
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Fgf-8 protein

MeSH Heading

  • Fibroblast growth factor 8


  • Aigf factor
  • Androgen-induced growth factor
  • Fgf-8 gene product
  • Fgf-8 protein
  • Fibroblast growth factor 8

Systematic Name

  • Protein (mouse clone pSC17 androgen-dependent reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 148997-75-5

System Generated Number

  • 0148997755