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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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EGFR ligands, including TGF-a, HB-EGF, amphiregulin, betacellulin, and epiregulin, are expressed by keratinocytes and are key regulators of their migration [228], which can be processed into active soluble factors by ADAM9, ADAM10, and ADAM17 [17, 90, 143, 176].
The JAK/STAT and MAPK signaling pathways are implicated in retinal cell fate choice, proliferation, and gliotic hypertrophy after retinal injury and can be activated by a variety of growth factors including EGF, HB-EGF, FGF2, insulin, and CNTF.
HB-egf protects the lungs after intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury.
pylori induced increase in gene expression of HB-EGF (reduced to 53.12+/-0.95% and 75.32+/1.16% vs.
Consistent with these studies, Besner and colleagues have examined the role of E-cadherin and integrins in NEC, and have determined that the growth factor heparin bound epidermal growth factor (HB-EGF) can promote intestinal restitution in NEC through effects on integrin-extracellular matrix interactions and intercellular adhesions [16].