growth differentiation factor 15

Ligand id: 9735

Name: growth differentiation factor 15

Abbreviated name: GDF15

Species: Human

Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Synonyms
macrophage inhibitory cytokine-1 | MIC-1 | MIC1 | PTGFB
Comments
GDF15 is a TGFβ family protein. A commentary on the function(s) of GDF15 was published in 2017 [3]. Experimental evidence indicates that the biological effects of GDF15 are mediated by signalling via a GFRAL/Ret complex [1-4].
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
GDF15 growth differentiation factor 15 Human growth/differentiation factor 15 preproprotein growth/differentiation factor 15, placental bone morphogenetic protein, placental TGF-beta, PTGF-beta
Database Links
GtoPdb PubChem SID 354702211