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Details for messenger / hormone: FGF-8

EndoNet ID: ENH00298

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Synonyms

  • fibroblast growth factor 8
  • FGF-8
  • FGF8
  • fibroblast growth factor-8
  • AIGF
  • androgen-induced growth factor
  • HBGF-8
  • heparin-binding growth factor 8

General information

  • FGF-8 predetermines bone marrow cells to differentiate to osteoblasts and increases bone formation in vitro. [1]

Classification

Hormone function

  • development and growth
    • growth stimulation

    Chemical classification

    • hormone
      • genome-encoded
        • cytokines
          • heparin-binding growth factors

      Composition

      Sequence
      QEGPGRGPA LGRELASLF RAGREPQGV 
      SQQHVREQS LVTDQLSRR LIRTYQLYS 
      RTSGKHVQV LANKRINAM AEDGDPFAK 
      LIVETDTFG SRVRVRGAE TGLYICMNK 
      KGKLIAKSN GKGKDCVFT EIVLENNYT 
      ALQNAKYEG WYMAFTRKG RPRKGSKTR 
      QHQREVHFM KRLPRGHHT TEQSLRFEF 
      LNYPPFTRS LRGSQRTWA PEPR

      Links to other resources

      UniProt P55075
      Ensembl ENST00000344255
      KEGG hsa:2253

        Targets

        CellFGFR-4
        hepatocyte Present
        Reference