Afgf - a recombinant therapeutic agent which is chemically identical to or similar to endogenous fibroblast growth factor 1 (fgf-1. Because of the mitogenic and angiogenetic effects of fgf-1 on fibroblasts and endothelial cells, therapeutic fgf-1 has a potential role in wound healing; because fgf-1 has been shown to induce neurogenesis, therapeutic fgf-1 may have a role in nerve regeneration. (nci04)
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