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Substance Name: Hepatocyte growth factor
RN: 67256-21-7


  • 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.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Hepatocyte growth factor

MeSH Heading

  • Hepatocyte growth factor


  • Hepatocyte growth factor
  • Hepatopoietin
  • Hepatopoietin A
  • Scatter factor

Systematic Name

  • Lymphokines and cytokines, scatter factor

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 67256-21-7

System Generated Number

  • 0067256217