"Epiregulin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A member of the epidermal growth factor (EGF) family of peptide growth factors that is synthesized as a transmembrane protein which can be cleaved to release a soluble active form. Epiregulin has specificity for the EGF RECEPTOR and the ERBB-4 RECEPTOR.
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