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Substance Name: Fibroblast growth factor
RN: 62031-54-3
UNII: 26IYL6UDPB

Note

  • A family of small polypeptide growth factors that share several common features including a strong affinity for HEPARIN, and a central barrel-shaped core region of 140 amino acids that is highly homologous between family members. Although originally studied as proteins that stimulate the growth of fibroblasts this distinction is no longer a requirement for membership in the fibroblast growth factor family.
 

Classification Codes

  • Hormone
  • Mutation Data

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Fibroblast growth factor

MeSH Heading

  • Fibroblast growth factors

Synonyms

  • Fibroblast growth factor
  • UNII-26IYL6UDPB

Systematic Name

  • Fibroblast growth factor

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 62031-54-3

FDA UNII

  • 26IYL6UDPB

System Generated Number

  • 0062031543