Thesis advisor: Ruth E. Rollin.; " ... in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Biological Sciences."; M.S.,Central Connecticut State University,,2000.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 90-96).
Transforming growth factor-alpha (TGFa), a member of the endothelial growth
factor (EGF) family of mitogens, was previously thought to exist solely in neoplastic
cells and the quickly dividing cells of a developing fetus. Since then, TGFa...