Thesis advisor: Kathy A. Martin-Troy, Ph. D.; "Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Biology."; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,1997; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 23-24).
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...