DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating CTGF and liver cirrhosis

CTGF [ENSP00000356954]

Hypertrophic chondrocyte-specific protein 24; Major connective tissue mitoattractant secreted by vascular endothelial cells. Promotes proliferation and differentiation of chondrocytes. Mediates heparin- and divalent cation-dependent cell adhesion in many cell types including fibroblasts, myofibroblasts, endothelial and epithelial cells. Enhances fibroblast growth factor-induced DNA synthesis; Belongs to the CCN family.

Synonyms:  CTGF,  B3KWK5,  P29279,  B3KWK5p,  hB3KWK5 ...

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