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Descriptor English: Hepatocyte Growth Factor
Descriptor Spanish: Factor de Crecimiento de Hepatocito
Descriptor Portuguese: Fator de Crescimento de Hepatócito
Descriptor French: Facteur de croissance des hépatocytes
Entry term(s): Factor, Hepatocyte Growth
Factor, Scatter
Growth Factor, Hepatocyte
Hepatopoietin
Hepatopoietin A
Scatter Factor
Tree number(s): D12.644.276.374.420
D12.776.467.374.420
D23.529.374.420
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017228
Scope note: Multifunctional growth factor which regulates both cell growth and cell motility. It exerts a strong mitogenic effect on hepatocytes and primary epithelial cells. Its receptor is PROTO-ONCOGENE PROTEINS C-MET.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 67256-21-7
CAS Type 1 Name: Lymphokines and Cytokines, scatter factor
Previous Indexing: Blood Proteins (1984-1991)
Growth Substances (1992)
Public MeSH Note: 93; HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR was indexed under GROWTH SUBSTANCES 1992 and under BLOOD PROTEINS 1984-91; SCATTER FACTOR was indexed under CYTOKINES 1992 and under PROTEINS 1987-91
Online Note: use HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR (NM) to search HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR 1984-92 and SCATTER FACTOR 1987-92
History Note: 93; was HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR (NM) 1984-92 and SCATTER FACTOR (NM) 1987-92
DeCS ID: 30701
Unique ID: D017228
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/20
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Hepatocyte Growth Factor - Preferred
Concept UI M0026141
Scope note Multifunctional growth factor which regulates both cell growth and cell motility. It exerts a strong mitogenic effect on hepatocytes and primary epithelial cells. Its receptor is PROTO-ONCOGENE PROTEINS C-MET.
Preferred term Hepatocyte Growth Factor
Entry term(s) Factor, Hepatocyte Growth
Factor, Scatter
Growth Factor, Hepatocyte
Hepatopoietin
Hepatopoietin A
Scatter Factor



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