Gene Symbol: PDGFB
Description: platelet-derived growth factor beta polypeptide
Alias: platelet-derived growth factor subunit B, platelet-derived growth factor beta polypeptide (simian sarcoma viral (v-sis) oncogene homolog)
Species: chicken

Top Publications

  1. Horiuchi H, Inoue T, Furusawa S, Matsuda H. Cloning and characterization of a chicken platelet-derived growth factor B-chain cDNA. Dev Comp Immunol. 2002;26:73-83 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that chicken PDGF-B chain may play an important role in the vascular system and in healing wounded tissue. ..
  2. Tozer S, Bonnin M, Relaix F, Di Savino S, Garcia Villalba P, Coumailleau P, et al. Involvement of vessels and PDGFB in muscle splitting during chick limb development. Development. 2007;134:2579-91 pubmed
    ..We also identify the secreted factor PDGFB (expressed in endothelial cells) as a putative molecular candidate mediating the muscle-inhibiting and connective ..
  3. Chen C, Cao Y, Wu Y, Bais A, Gao J, Tang J. Tendon healing in vivo: gene expression and production of multiple growth factors in early tendon healing period. J Hand Surg Am. 2008;33:1834-42 pubmed publisher
    ..However, expression of the bFGF gene and protein is low and decreases in the healing tendon. The CTGF, VEGF, and IGF-1 genes are expressed at high or moderately high levels, but PDGF-B is minimally expressed. ..