Summary of FGF2

This gene encodes a protein that plays a role in the immune system and in tumor growth (R).

The Function of FGF2

Plays an important role in the regulation of cell survival, cell division, angiogenesis, cell differentiation and cell migration. Functions as potent mitogen in vitro. Can induce angiogenesis (PubMed:23469107).

Protein names

Recommended name:

Fibroblast growth factor 2

Alternative name(s):

Basic fibroblast growth factor
Heparin-binding growth factor 2

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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

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Substances That Increase FGF2

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