Active scatter factor (HGF/SF) in proliferative vitreoretinal disease.

  title={Active scatter factor (HGF/SF) in proliferative vitreoretinal disease.},
  author={Michelle Briggs and I. O. Grierson and Paul Hiscott and John Alan Hunt},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  volume={41 10},
PURPOSE Hepatocyte growth factor/scatter factor (HGF/SF) possesses mitogenic, motogenic, and morphogenic properties and has recently been implicated in various retinal diseases. The role of HGF/SF in proliferative vitreoretinal disease was investigated. METHODS Sections of epiretinal membranes were stained immunohistochemically for cytokeratins, to… CONTINUE READING