Published in Blood Weekly, November 9th, 2006
"PlGF, a member of the vascular endothelial growth factor family, plays an important role in adult pathological angiogenesis. To further investigate PlGF functions in tumor growth and metastasis formation, we used transgenic mice overexpressing PlGF in the skin under the control of the keratin 14 promoter," investigators in Italy report.
"These animals showed a hypervascularized phenotype of the skin and increased levels of...
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