Hepatocyte growth factor region specifically stimulates gastro-intestinal epithelial growth in primary culture.

Abstract

Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) stimulated the growth of fetal rat gastrointestinal epithelial cells in primary culture with a clear dose-response relationship. The epithelial response to the mitogenic activity of HGF was different among the region of the gastro-intestinal tract; glandular stomach most responsive, followed by intestine and forestomach. The… (More)

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