Plays an important role in the regulation of embryonic development, cell proliferation and cell differentiation. Required for normal branching morphogenesis. Growth factor active on keratinocytes. Possible major paracrine effector of normal epithelial cell proliferation.
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Protein Aliases: FGF-7; Fibroblast growth factor 7; HBGF-7; Heparin-binding growth factor 7; Keratinocyte growth factor; KGF
Gene Aliases: Fgf-7; FGF7; HBGF-7; KGF