Official Full Name
platelet derived growth factor C
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the platelet-derived growth factor family. The four members of this family are mitogenic factors for cells of mesenchymal origin and are characterized by a core motif of eight cysteines. This gene product appears to form only homodimers. It differs from the platelet-derived growth factor alpha and beta polypeptides in having an unusual N-terminal domain, the CUB domain. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been found for this gene.
PDGFC; platelet derived growth factor C; platelet-derived growth factor C; fallotein; SCDGF; PDGF-C; VEGF-E; spinal cord-derived growth factor; secretory growth factor-like protein; PDGFC, SCDGF, FALLOTEIN