Protein Name hepatocyte growth factor
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 24446
Gene Symbol


UniProt P17945 (HGF_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 382
Total Number of Articles : 440

hepatocyte growth factor

Gene Summary

Enables growth factor activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ regeneration; positive regulation of angiogenesis; and positive regulation of myelination. Located in extracellular space. Used to study brain infarction. Biomarker of cholangiocarcinoma. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including artery disease (multiple); autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 39; eye disease (multiple); neuropathy (multiple); and scleroderma (multiple). Orthologous to human HGF (hepatocyte growth factor). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • hepatocyte growth factor
  • SF
  • hepatopoeitin-A
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