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Synonyms for factor

one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

Synonyms for factor

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

an independent variable in statistics

be a contributing factor

consider as relevant when making a decision

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Serum fibroblast growth factor 21 is associated with adverse lipid profiles and gamma-glutamyltransferase but not insulin sensitivity in Chinese subjects.
The influence of glomerular filtration rate and age on fibroblast growth factor 23 serum levels in pediatric chronic kidney disease.
ORF Genetics announced today that the company has added endotoxin- and animal-free human Fibroblast Growth Factor Basic (FGF basic) and mouse Leukemia Inhibitory Factor (mouse LIF) to its portfolio of growth factors for stem cell research.
Another hormone, fibroblast growth factor 19 (FGF19), has insulin-like characteristics beyond its role in bile acid synthesis.
In a previous study of patients beginning hemodialysis for treatment of kidney failure, individuals with elevated blood levels of the hormone fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) were found to be at nearly six times greater risk of death compared to those with lower levels.
The study was carried out to determine the senstivity and specificity of oc-fetoprotein (AFP) and Desy-carboxyprothrombine (DCP) as a diagnostic marker for hepacellullar carcinoma (hcc) and to study the angiogenic and antiangiogenic factors like vascular endothlial growth factor (VEGF), basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF), angiogenin and endostatin in patients with hcc.
The gene produces a substance called fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 (FGFR4).
During the growth phase, two major proangiogenic factors are involved--basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF).
Chemotactic and vasoactive factors that stimulate growth and healing (3) Human growth hormone Epidermal growth factor Platelet-derived growth factor Fibroblast growth factor Transforming growth factor Nerve growth factor Brain-derived neurotrophic factor Ciliary neurotrophic factor Insulin-like growth factor 1 Tumor necrosis factor Interleukins Interferons Keratinocyte growth factor
BACKGROUND: The fibroblast growth factor (FGF) superfamily of neurotrophic factors plays critical roles in neural cell development, brain assembly, and recovery from neuronal injury.
Tokyo, Japan, Dec 22, 2005 - (JCN) - Kaken Pharmaceutical announced on December 20 that it has concluded a licensing agreement with Chinese pharmaceutical company Beijing Tide Pharmaceutical regarding FIBLAST Spray, which uses a recombinant basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and is indicated for wound healing.
The proliferating step includes the step of incubating the precursor cells in proliferating medium which includes basic fibroblast growth factor.
Envisioned as a procedure that could be administered by interventional cardiologists, Ad5FGF-4 involves a one-time administration of an adenoviral gene therapy vector containing the human Fibroblast Growth Factor 4 (FGF4) angiogenic gene delivered into the coronary arteries through a standard catheter.
Boston, a premier cellular therapy company, has obtained an exclusive worldwide license for dimerized fibroblast growth factor (dFGF), a novel protein developed by scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.