Scatter Factors in renal disease: Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde?

Abstract

The Scatter Factors are two homologous proteins, named Scatter Factor/Hepatocyte Growth Factor and Macrophage Stimulating Protein. Their receptors are the products of two oncogenes, Met and Ron, respectively. The Scatter Factors induce movement, stimulate proliferation, regulate apoptosis and are morphogenic, i.e. operate an integrated program that seems… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cytogfr.2009.01.004

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