Disambiguation: TGFβ

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at a glance TGF-β
Transforming growth factor β; Is a multifunctional dimeric 25 kDa polypeptide growth factor, whose main functions are growth inhibition, immunosuppression and regulation of extracellular matrix formation and turnover. There are three different mammalian gene products. Activation renders the biologically...
SMAD Signaling; TGF-β; Signaling Bone morphogenic proteins (BMPs) are members of the transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) superfamily of secreted polypeptide growth factors. These proteins regulate a wide variety of developmental processes including cell proliferation, differentiation, cell fate...

fundamentals Transforming growth factor beta (referenced by article TGF-β)

TGF-β. Transforming growth factor beta is a pro-fibrotic cytokine. TGF-β is a key inducer of multiple matrix proteins, including collagens, and plays a central role in both normal wound healing and pathologic fibrosis. The TGF-β super-family of growth factors includes the various forms of TGF-β, bone...