Recommended positive controls: NCI-H929.
Predicted reactivity: Mouse (85%), Rat (85%).
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A platelet-derived endothelial growth factor (PD-ECGF), same as thymidine phosphorylase (TP) or gliostatin. In the presence of inorganic orthophosphate, it catalyses the reversible phospholytic cleavage of thymidine and deoxyuridine to their corresponding bases and 2-deoxyribose-1-phosphate. It is both chemotactic and mitogenic for endothelial cells and a non-heparin binding angiogenic factor present in platelets. It is also involved in transformation of fluoropyrimidines, cytotoxic agents used in the treatment of a variety of malignancies, into active cytotoxic metabolites.
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Protein Aliases: ECGF1; Gliostatin; hPD-ECGF; MEDPS1; MNGIE; MTDPS1; PD-ECGF; PDECGF; Platelet-derived endothelial cell growth factor; TdRPase; Thymidine phosphorylase; TP
Gene Aliases: ECGF; ECGF1; hPD-ECGF; MEDPS1; MNGIE; MTDPS1; PDECGF; TP; TYMP
UniProt ID: (Human) P19971
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 1890