Effect of Exogenous Epidermal-Like Growth Factors on Mammary Gland Development and Differentiation in the Estrogen Receptor-Alpha Knockout (ERKO) Mouse

@article{Kenney2004EffectOE,
  title={Effect of Exogenous Epidermal-Like Growth Factors on Mammary Gland Development and Differentiation in the Estrogen Receptor-Alpha Knockout (ERKO) Mouse},
  author={Nicholas J. Kenney and Arthur Bowman and Kenneth S. Korach and J Carl Barrett and David S Salomon},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2004},
  volume={79},
  pages={161-173}
}
The development of the mouse mammary gland requires the interaction between several different ovarian and pituitary hormones such as estrogen, progesterone and prolactin as well as several locally-derived growth factors in the mammary gland such as epidermal growth factor (EGF), transforming growth factor α (TGFα), amphiregulin (AR) and heregulin (HRG). The focus of this study was to investigate the degree of mammary growth and differentiation in the adult, virgin mammary gland of wild type (wt… 

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