Epidermal growth factor stimulates secretion of human chorionic gonadotropin by cultured human choriocarcinoma cells.

Benveniste R, Speeg KV, Carpenter G, Cohen S, Lindner J, Rabinowitz D
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1978 46 (1): 169-72

PMID: 312807 · DOI:10.1210/jcem-46-1-169

Epidermal growth factor (EGF) binds to JEG-3 cells, a tissue culture line of human choriocarcinoma. EGF also stimulates secretion of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and to a lesser extent the secretion of free hCG-alpha.

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Cells, Cultured Choriocarcinoma Chorionic Gonadotropin Culture Media Epidermal Growth Factor Female Humans Peptide Fragments Peptides Pregnancy Uterine Neoplasms

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