Placental Growth Factor (PlGF) and Its Receptor Flt‐1 (VEGFR‐1)

@article{Luttun2002PlacentalGF,
  title={Placental Growth Factor (PlGF) and Its Receptor Flt‐1 (VEGFR‐1)},
  author={Aernout Luttun and Marc Tjwa and Peter Carmeliet},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={979}
}
Abstract: Efforts to therapeutically stimulate or inhibit vessel growth have been primarily focused on vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its receptor VEGFR‐2 (Flk‐1), while little attention has been devoted to the therapeutic potential for angiogenic disorders of placental growth factor (PlGF), a VEGF family member, and its receptor VEGFR‐1 (Flt‐1). However, recent developments and insights could shift that focus to P1GF and Flt‐1. Indeed, PlGF stimulated angiogenesis and collateral… 
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