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 Mito chondrial swelling was also observed, especially in the kin etoplast regio Empty Mito chondrial swelling was also observed, especially in the kin etoplast regio

Post  jy9202 on Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:01 am

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The FGF BPs have been described to enhance proliferation and signaling in NIH 3T3 cells. HSGAG has been assigned multiple roles, it is known to serve as a co receptor essential for signaling, as trans port mediator to increase the local concentration of growth factors close to the cell surface or as a regulator to accelerate or attenuate signaling. HSGAG are known to be essential for FGF signaling and typical HSGAG levels on the cell surface are with 105 106 mole cules per cell much higher than typical FGFR levels. Thus, the benefits of understanding this pathway and the role of HSGAG in regulating FGF signaling are several fold, reveal greater insights into the fundamental principles of signaling pathway regulation by HSGAG in the case of FGF and more generally to understand the effect of inhibitors targeting the FGF pathway that are currently in development.


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