"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Art in Biomolecular Sciences."; Thesis advisor: Cheryl Watson.; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,,2014.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 54-56).
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...