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Synonyms for factor

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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Hwyda Arafat at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University recently showed that angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) was active in tumors from patients with pancreatic cancer, and that ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) blocked the production of a potent angiogenesis factor called VEGF in pancreatic cancer cell lines.
DUBLIN, Ireland -- VEGF is the best-studied angiogenesis factor and several published studies have shown that anti-angiogenic agents act synergistically with chemotherapy or radiation therapy
Muparfostat is a multi-targeted cancer therapeutic in late stage development which inhibits both angiogenesis factors such as Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), Fibroblast Growth Factors (FGF) 1 and 2, and heparanase, an enzyme implicated in metastasis (tumour spread).
In addition, it can measure the relative strengths of molecules called angiogenesis factors, which promote blood vessel formation, and anti-angiogenesis factors, which inhibit it.