FGFR4


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AcronymDefinition
FGFR4Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor-4 (protein)
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However, only FGFR1 and FGFR3 but not FGFR2 and FGFR4 proteins are detected in the fetal rat testes (10).
tropicalis, FGFR3 is expressed in the developing lens, FGFR2 is prominently expressed in corneal epithelium, and FGFR1 and FGFR4 are expressed in "cells surrounding the lens" in early tadpoles (Lea et al.
We found interesting results for genetic variations in two genes, FGFR4 and Klotho-beta, both of which are crucial in allowing the hormone FGF19, secreted by the enterocytes in the ileum, to signal the liver and its hepatocytes to shut off further bile acid production," said Dr.
According to the researchers, these findings are the first to show that when FGFR4 is overactive, it plays a key role in the growth and spread of RMS and that the gene could be an important target for therapy in the future.
The title of the paper, "H3B-6527 is a Potent and Selective Inhibitor of FGFR4 in FGF19-driven Hepatocellular Carcinoma," was composed by H3 scientists with Anand Selvaraj, PhD, Senior Investigator as lead scientist on the study.
The resulting tree structure comprised SNPs from 5 genes: FGF2, FGFR2 (fibroblast growth factor receptor 2), FGFR4 (fibroblast growth factor receptor 4), FGF14 (fibroblast growth factor 14), and FGF23 (Fig.
The product of that effort, a first-in-class small molecule drug targeting FGFR4 for the treatment of liver cancer, is now advancing in clinical trials.
32) High-throughput capillary sequencing of 623 genes in 188 lung adenocarcinomas has identified several key pathways involved in lung cancer, as well as some potentially actionable driver mutations in ERBB3, ERBB4, FGFR1, FGFR2, FGFR4, and KDR.
Mutational analysis of EGFR and related signaling pathway genes in lung adenocarcinomas identifies a novel somatic kinase domain mutation in FGFR4.