Growth factor receptor

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Growth factor receptors are found on the surface of some cells which growth factors bind to. If growth factors are found in abnormally high levels on the surface of cells it can lead to excessive division[1]. They regulate many processes including proliferation, migration and differentiation[2].

References

  1. https://www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-terms/def/epidermal-growth-factor-receptor
  2. https://www.britannica.com/science/growth-factor
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