Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor (VEGFR)
Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 1 (VEGFR1): Fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (FLT1); Tyrosine-protein kinase FRT; Tyrosine-protein kinase receptor FLT (FLT); Vascular permeability factor receptor.
The vascular endothelial growth factor receptors (VEGFRs) are a family of receptor tyrosine kinases that mediate the biological functions of vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGFs), thereby playing key roles in vascular development. Following the discovery and cloning of VEGF, later denoted as VEGFA, as a potent inducer of vascular permeability and angiogenesis, VEGFR1 (alternatively denoted fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (FLT1) in mouse)...
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