"Betacellulin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An EGF family member that plays an important role in regulating growth and differentiation of PANCREATIC BETA CELLS. Betacellulin has specificity for the EGF RECEPTOR and the ERBB-4 RECEPTOR.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Betacellulin" by people in Profiles.
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.
Rapamycin inhibits growth factor-induced cell cycle regulation in pancreatic beta cells. J Investig Med. 2008 Dec; 56(8):985-96.
Organ alchemy: producing insulin in the liver. Nat Med. 2003 May; 9(5):504-5.