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Fibroblast Growth Factor 8 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fibroblast Growth Factor 8
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.624.180
D12.776.467.624.180
D23.529.624.180
Unique ID
D051524
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051524
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Androgen-Induced Growth Factor
Fibroblast Growth Factor 8b
Registry Number
148997-75-5
Public MeSH Note
2006; FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR 8 was indexed under FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTORS 1999-2005, & under GROWTH SUBSTANCES 1992-1998, & under NEOPLASM PROTEINS 1992-1996
History Note
2006(1992)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2013/07/09
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