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CD105 (Endoglin) is a homodimeric transmembrane glycoprotein serving in presence of TGFbetaR-2 as a receptor for TGFbeta-1 and TGFbeta-3. CD105 is highly expressed on endothelial cells and promotes angiogenesis during wound healing, infarcts and in a wide range of tumours and its gene expression is stimulated by hypoxia. CD105 prevents apoptosis in hypoxic endothelial cells and also antagonises the inhibitory effects of TGFbeta-1 on vascular endothelial cell growth and migration. Normal cellular levels of CD105 are required for formation of new blood vessels.
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Protein Aliases: CD105; CD105 antigen; END; Endoglin; ENG; HHT1; ORW; ORW1
Gene Aliases: END; ENG; HHT1; ORW1
UniProt ID: (Human) P17813
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2022