Connective tissue growth factor

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Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) is a peptide released by fibroblasts in response to transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β).[1]

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  1. Frazier, Ken; Williams, Shawn; Kothapalli, Devashish; Klapper, Helene; Grotendorst, Gary R. (September 1, 1996). "Stimulation of Fibroblast Cell Growth, Matrix Production, and Granulation Tissue Formation by Connective Tissue Growth Factor". Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 107 (3): 404–411. doi:10.1111/1523-1747.ep12363389. ISSN 0022-202X.