Gene Symbol: PGF
Description: placental growth factor
Alias: PlGF, placenta growth factor, placental growth factor, vascular endothelial growth factor-related protein
Species: cow

Top Publications

  1. Seidenspinner T, Tetens J, Habier D, Bennewitz J, Thaller G. The placental growth factor (PGF)--a positional and functional candidate gene influencing calving ease and stillbirth in German dairy cattle. Anim Genet. 2011;42:22-7 pubmed publisher
    The bovine placental growth factor-encoding gene (PGF) was analysed as a positional and functional candidate gene for the maternal effect on stillbirth and calving ease in first parity...
  2. Yonekura H, Sakurai S, Liu X, Migita H, Wang H, Yamagishi S, et al. Placenta growth factor and vascular endothelial growth factor B and C expression in microvascular endothelial cells and pericytes. Implication in autocrine and paracrine regulation of angiogenesis. J Biol Chem. 1999;274:35172-8 pubmed
    ..In this study, we examined the expression of the recently isolated VEGF gene family members (placenta growth factor (PlGF), VEGF-B, and VEGF-C) in human dermal microvascular endothelial cells and bovine retinal pericytes ..
  3. Zhao B, Cai J, Boulton M. Expression of placenta growth factor is regulated by both VEGF and hyperglycaemia via VEGFR-2. Microvasc Res. 2004;68:239-46 pubmed
    b>Placenta growth factor (PlGF) has been implicated in both physiological and pathological angiogenesis; however, little is known about what regulates its expression...