Epidermal growth factor stimulates secretion of human chorionic gonadotropin by cultured human choriocarcinoma cells

R. Benveniste, K. V. Speeg, G. Carpenter, S. Cohen, J. Lindner, D. Rabinowitz

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Epidermal growth factor (EGF) binds to JEG-3 cells, a tissue culture line of human choriocarcinoma. EGF also stimulates secretion of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and to a lesser extent the secretion of free hCGalpha.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-172
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1978


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Biochemistry
  • Endocrinology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical

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