growth differentiation factor 15   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 9735

Abbreviated name: GDF15
Synonyms: macrophage inhibitory cytokine-1 | MIC-1 | MIC1 | PTGFB
Comment: 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].
Species: Human
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Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Synonyms Click here for help
macrophage inhibitory cytokine-1 | MIC-1 | MIC1 | PTGFB
Gene/Precursor Click here for help
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
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GtoPdb PubChem SID 354702211