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Mesh term Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor-1

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Receptors, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor

Description

A 180-kDa VEGF receptor found primarily in endothelial cells that is essential for vasculogenesis and vascular maintenance. It is also known as Flt-1 (fms-like tyrosine kinase receptor-1). A soluble, alternatively spliced isoform of the receptor may serve as a binding protein that regulates the availability of various ligands for VEGF receptor binding and signal transduction.



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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0