"Amphiregulin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An autocrine growth factor and mitogen for a broad range of target cells including EPITHELIAL CELLS; FIBROBLASTS and immune cells. It occurs as a membrane-bound protein that can be cleaved to release an active secreted form.
- Schwannoma-derived Growth Factor
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Amphiregulin" by people in Profiles.
Multiple pathways mediate luteinizing hormone regulation of cGMP signaling in the mouse ovarian follicle. Biol Reprod. 2014 Jul; 91(1):9.
Amphiregulin promotes the maturation of oocytes isolated from the small antral follicles of the rhesus macaque. Hum Reprod. 2012 Aug; 27(8):2430-7.
Ret heterozygous mice have enhanced intestinal adaptation after massive small bowel resection. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2012 May 15; 302(10):G1143-50.
Human oocyte maturation is dependent on LH-stimulated accumulation of the epidermal growth factor-like growth factor, amphiregulin. Hum Reprod. 2010 Oct; 25(10):2569-78.
Increases of amphiregulin and transforming growth factor-alpha in serum as predictors of poor response to gefitinib among patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancers. Cancer Res. 2005 Oct 15; 65(20):9176-84.
Amphiregulin in lung branching morphogenesis: interaction with heparan sulfate proteoglycan modulates cell proliferation. Development. 1996 Jun; 122(6):1759-67.