The discovery of basic fibroblast growth factor/fibroblast growth factor-2 and its role in haematological malignancies

Domenico Ribatti, Angelo Vacca, Marco Rusnati, Marco Presta

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Abstract

Basic fibroblast growth factor/fibroblast growth factor-2 is one of the best characterized of the pro-angiogenic cytokines. This review describes its history, as well as its role in tumor angiogenesis associated with haematological malignancies, as traced by the main contributions to the international medical literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-334
Number of pages8
JournalCytokine and Growth Factor Reviews
Volume18
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007

Keywords

  • Angiogenesis
  • Basic fibroblast growth factor
  • Fibroblast growth factor-2
  • Haematological malignancies
  • Tumor angiogenesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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