Definition of Midkine

1. Noun. A basic heparin-binding growth factor of low molecular weight ¹



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Medical Definition of Midkine

1. Heparin binding growth factor (13 kD) of the TGF superfamily, has 50% sequence identity with Heparin Binding Growth Associated Molecule (HB GAM). Structurally unrelated to FGF. Midkine was originally described as associated with tooth morphogenesis induced by epithelial mesenchyme interactions. Nucleolin binds midkine. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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midhusband
midhusbands
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mididone
midinette
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midinterview
midiron
midirons
midis
midiskirt
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midjump
midkine (current term)
midkines
midland
midlands
midlatitude
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midlifer
midlifers

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