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Connective Tissue Growth Factor MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Connective Tissue Growth Factor
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.200.100
D12.776.467.200.100
D12.776.860.300.200.100
D23.529.237.100
Unique ID
D055513
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055513
Scope Note
A CCN protein family member that regulates a variety of extracellular functions including CELL ADHESION; CELL MIGRATION; and EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX synthesis. It is found in hypertrophic CHONDROCYTES where it may play a role in CHONDROGENESIS and endochondral ossification.
Entry Term(s)
CCN2 Protein
Hypertrophic Chondrocyte-Specific Protein 24
IGF-Binding Protein-Related Protein-2
IGFBP-8
IGFBP-rP2
Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 8
Registry Number
139568-91-5
Public MeSH Note
2009; CONNECTIVE TISSUE GROWTH FACTOR was indexed under IMMEDIATE EARLY PROTEINS, & INTERCELLULAR SIGNALING PEPTIDES AND PROTEINS 2003-2008, & under GROWTH SUBSTANCES 1991-2002
History Note
2009(1991)
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Connective Tissue Growth Factor Preferred
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