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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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Among these problems: artificially fabricated blood vessels do not readily branch out and network with host blood vessels, and blood vessels induced by angiogenic growth factors tend to be immature and "leaky.
About Squalamine Eye Drops Squalamine is an anti-angiogenic small molecule with a novel intracellular mechanism of action, which counteracts not only Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor ("VEGF"), but also other angiogenic growth factors such as Platelet Derived Growth Factor ("PDGF") with high potency.
In addition, Corautus is licensing certain intellectual property from CSEMC, including its pending patent applications covering the use of angiogenic growth factors for the treatment of peripheral neuropathy.
This results in revascularization and microcirculatory improvement, including the production of angiogenic growth factors, enhanced new blood vessel formation (angiogenesis) and the subsequent regeneration of tissue such as skin, musculoskeletal and vascular structures.
Naked DNA delivery of angiogenic growth factors may be particularly attractive, since it provides prolonged production of the growth factor proteins at the site where they are needed, with a limited amount of protein escaping from that site.
Our work demonstrates that tumors require a regulated balance of angiogenic growth factors to create well-organized and well-functioning vessels, and that tumor vessels can be pushed to be abnormal and ultimately non-functional, to the point where they can interfere with tumor growth.