VEGF Expression in Pancreatic Cancer and Other Malignancies: A Review of the Literature.

@article{Costache2015VEGFEI,
  title={VEGF Expression in Pancreatic Cancer and Other Malignancies: A Review of the Literature.},
  author={Mădălin Ionuţ Costache and Mihai Ioana and Sevastița Iordache and Dragoş Ene and Cornelia Alexandra Costache and Adrian Saftoiu},
  journal={Romanian journal of internal medicine = Revue roumaine de medecine interne},
  year={2015},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={199-208}
}
Angiogenesis is a crucial event for tumor growth and it is regulated predominantly by several different growth factors. Vascular endothelial growth factor protein family (VEGF) and its receptors are probably the most important tissue factors responsible for angioblast differentiation and tube formation. VEGF protein family currently comprises several members: VEGF (or VEGF-A), VEGF-B, VEGF-C and VEGF-D, VEGF-F, placental growth factor (PlGF), and their receptors VEGFR-1, VEGFR-2 and VEGFR-3… CONTINUE READING

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