"Stem Cell Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A hematopoietic growth factor and the ligand of the cell surface c-kit protein (PROTO-ONCOGENE PROTEINS C-KIT). It is expressed during embryogenesis and is a growth factor for a number of cell types including the MAST CELLS and the MELANOCYTES in addition to the HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS.
|Stem Cell Factor
- Stem Cell Factor
- Steel Factor
- Mast Cell Growth Factor
- c-kit Ligand
- c kit Ligand
- kit Ligand
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