Gene Detail

Gene Symbol VEGFB
Synonyms VEGFL | VRF
Gene Description VEGFB, vascular endothelial growth factor B, is a growth factor that may stimulate angiogenesis through interaction with the FLT1 receptor (PMID: 19029957). Vegfb overexpression has been observed in ovarian, colorectal, renal-cell, and prostate cancer (PMID: 19029957) and VEGFB promoter methylation correlates with increased Vegfb expression and tumor progression in ovarian cancer (PMID: 23965899).
Entrez Id 7423
Chromosome 11
Map Location 11q13.1
Canonical Transcript NM_003377


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