Kit Ligand, human

Known as: C-Kit Ligand, Steel Factor, MGF Stem Cell Factor 
A substance that causes blood stem cells (cells from which other types of cells develop) to change into different types of blood cells and increases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Dendritic cells (DCs) are integral to the differentiation of T helper cells into T helper type 1 TH1, TH2 and TH17 subsets… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The c-Kit proto-oncogene is a receptor protein-tyrosine kinase associated with several highly malignant human cancers. Upon… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors in the human digestive tract, but their molecular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND & AIMS The c-kit gene encodes a receptor tyrosine kinase (KIT). Recently, we found gain-of-function mutations of the c… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The c-kit receptor tyrosine kinase (KIT) is activated upon ligand binding, thereby leading to a variety of signaling events that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The c-kit proto-oncogene encodes a receptor tyrosine kinase. Binding of c-kit ligand, stem cell factor (SCF) to c-kit receptor (c… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The proto-oncogene c-kit is allelic with the murine white spotting (W) locus and encodes a transmembrane protein tyrosine kinase… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The proto-oncogene c-kit encodes a transmembrane tyrosine kinase receptor for stem cell factor (SCF). The c-kit/SCF signal is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We have cloned a partial cDNA encoding murine stem cell factor (SCF) and show that the gene is syntenic with the Sl locus on… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We report the purification and N-terminal amino acid sequence of a novel mast cell growth factor, termed MGF, from the… (More)
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