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Mesh term CCN Intercellular Signaling Proteins

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Extracellular Matrix Proteins
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins


A family of secreted proteins found associated with the EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX and cell surface receptors. They are believed to play a role in modulating the effects of a variety of GROWTH FACTORS and PROTEASES at the cell membrane extracellular matrix. The CCN protein family is named after three protypical members; CYSTEINE-RICH PROTEIN 61; CONNECTIVE TISSUE GROWTH FACTOR; and NEPHROBLASTOMA OVEREXPRESSED PROTEIN.

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Connective Tissue Growth Factor
Cysteine-Rich Protein 61
Nephroblastoma Overexpressed Protein

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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0