Induction of epithelial tubules by growth factor HGF depends on the STAT pathway

Boccaccio, Carla; Ando, Margherita; Tamagnone, Luca; Bardelli, Alberto; Michieli, Paolo; Battistini, Carlo; Comoglio, Paolo M.
January 1998
Nature;1/15/1998, Vol. 391 Issue 6664, p285
Academic Journal
Presents research which showed that the third phase of the response of epithelial cells to hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) is dependent on the STAT pathway. Role of HGF; HGF receptor tyrosine kinase; First two phases; Electroporation of a tyrosine-phosphorylated peptide; Activation of signal transduction required for morphogenesis.


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