Gene Detail

Gene Symbol PDGFA
Synonyms PDGF-A | PDGF1
Gene Description PDGFA, platelet-derived growth factor alpha polypeptide, is a growth factor that signals through the receptor-tyrosine kinase PDGFR-alpha, which plays a role in development, cell proliferation, and cell migration (PMID: 18483217). Overexpression of PDGFA is associated with several tumor types (PMID: 24359404).
Entrez Id 5154
Chromosome 7
Map Location 7p22.3
Canonical Transcript NM_002607


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