Detail for TGF-α

Full Name

Growth factor- (TGF-) α

Gene Name



Related Disease

  • breast cancer [ref.1]

Therapy Method

  • [ref.]


TGFA (Transforming Growth Factor Alpha) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TGFA include?Tooth Agenesis?and?Cleft Lip. Among its related pathways are?ERK Signalingand?Gene Expression. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include?growth factor activity?and?epidermal growth factor receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is?BTC.

Related Pathway/CSCs feature


  • [1] TGF-α Overexpression in Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis and Primary Lesions and TGF-α Enhancement of Expression of Procancer Metastasis Cytokines in Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells.
    Biomed Res Int.2018 Feb 8;2018:6565393. [ 29581982 ]

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