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Descriptor English: Transforming Growth Factor beta
Descriptor Spanish: Factor de Crecimiento Transformador beta
Descriptor factor de crecimiento transformador beta
Entry term(s) TGF-beta
factor de crecimiento transformador de plaquetas
factor de crecimiento transformador derivado del hueso
factor del crecimiento transformador beta
Scope note: Factor sintetizado en una amplia variedad de tejidos. Actúa de modo sinérgico con el TGF-alfa en la inducción de transformación fenotípica y puede actuar también como factor de crecimiento autocrino negativo. El TGF-beta tiene un papel potencial en el desarrollo embrionario, diferenciación celular, secreción hormonal y función inmunológica. El TGF-beta se encuentra muy frecuentemente como formas homodiméricas de productos genéticos distintos, TGF-beta1, TGF-beta2 o TGF-beta3. Se han aislado heterodímeros compuestos de TGF-beta1 y 2 (TGF-beta1.2) o de TGF-beta2 y 3 (TGF-beta2.3). Las proteínas TGF-beta son sintetizadas como proteínas precursoras.
Descriptor Portuguese: Fator de Crescimento Transformador beta
Descriptor French: Facteur de croissance transformant bêta
Entry term(s): Bone Derived Transforming Growth Factor
Bone-Derived Transforming Growth Factor
Factor, Milk Growth
Growth Factor, Milk
Milk Growth Factor
Platelet Transforming Growth Factor
TGF-beta
TGFbeta
Tree number(s): D12.644.276.374.687
D12.644.276.954.775
D12.776.467.374.687
D12.776.467.942.775
D23.529.374.687
D23.529.942.775
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016212
Scope note: A factor synthesized in a wide variety of tissues. It acts synergistically with TGF-alpha in inducing phenotypic transformation and can also act as a negative autocrine growth factor. TGF-beta has a potential role in embryonal development, cellular differentiation, hormone secretion, and immune function. TGF-beta is found mostly as homodimer forms of separate gene products TGF-beta1, TGF-beta2 or TGF-beta3. Heterodimers composed of TGF-beta1 and 2 (TGF-beta1.2) or of TGF-beta2 and 3 (TGF-beta2.3) have been isolated. The TGF-beta proteins are synthesized as precursor proteins.
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Previous Indexing: Peptides (1983-1988)
Transforming Growth Factors (1989-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTORS 1989-90; TGF-BETA was see TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTORS 1989-90
Online Note: use TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTORS to search TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR BETA & TGF-BETA 1989-90
History Note: 91; was see TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTORS 1989-90; TGF-BETA was see TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTORS 1989-90
DeCS ID: 29139
Unique ID: D016212
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/06/29
Revision Date: 2015/06/02
Transforming Growth Factor beta - Preferred
Concept UI M0024757
Scope note A factor synthesized in a wide variety of tissues. It acts synergistically with TGF-alpha in inducing phenotypic transformation and can also act as a negative autocrine growth factor. TGF-beta has a potential role in embryonal development, cellular differentiation, hormone secretion, and immune function. TGF-beta is found mostly as homodimer forms of separate gene products TGF-beta1, TGF-beta2 or TGF-beta3. Heterodimers composed of TGF-beta1 and 2 (TGF-beta1.2) or of TGF-beta2 and 3 (TGF-beta2.3) have been isolated. The TGF-beta proteins are synthesized as precursor proteins.
Preferred term Transforming Growth Factor beta
Entry term(s) Bone Derived Transforming Growth Factor
Bone-Derived Transforming Growth Factor
Factor, Milk Growth
Growth Factor, Milk
Milk Growth Factor
Platelet Transforming Growth Factor
TGF-beta
TGFbeta



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