KGF

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KGFKolar Gold Fields (Karnataka, India)
KGFKeratinocyte Growth Factor
KGFKaraganda, Kazakhstan (Airport Code)
KGFKilogramme Force
KGFNorthern Kingfish
KGFKnight of the Golden Fleece
KGFKnown Good Fiber
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Keratinocyte growth factor and hepatocyte growth factor in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in acute respiratory distress syndrome patients.
The co culture of keratinocyte and fibroblast on keratinocyte growth factor loaded chitosan sponge was optimized as shown in figure 6.
Randomized phase I trial of recombinant human keratinocyte growth factor plus chemotherapy: Potential role as mucosal protectant.
Direct application of keratinocyte growth factor, basic fibroblast growth factor and transforming growth factor-alpha during healing of tympanic membrane perforation in glucocorticoid-treated rats.
Palifermin is a genetically engineered short version of human keratinocyte growth factor that has greater stability than the endogenous protein yet has similar biologic activity.
Keratinocyte growth factor (KGF) inhibits graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and enhances engraftment after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) in mice, researchers at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis reported.
Keratinocyte Growth Factor (KGF-2) entered phase II studies last February.
Exposure of DU-145 AI prostate cancer cells transfected with an AR expression vector and a chloramphenicol acetyltransferase (CAT) reporter gene to keratinocyte growth factor (KGF), epidermal growth factor (EGF), or insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) could activate CAT gene expression in the absence of androgen (27).
The other proposed non-inflammatory mechanism include defective collagenase activity, blockage of aldosterone synthesis in adrenal cortex which also are calcium dependent and cause a consequent feedback increase in ACTH level (10) and up regulation of the keratinocyte growth factor.
For example, EGF, transforming growth factor [alpha], insulin-like growth factor 1, interleukin 6, keratinocyte growth factor, and other fibroblast growth factor family members are expressed in advanced prostate cancers and are believed to be important in fueling androgen-independent growth (Culig et al.
Palifermin is a short version of human keratinocyte growth factor that has greater stability than the endogenous protein yet has similar biologic activity.