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Keyword - Angiogenesis (KW-0037)

Definition

Protein involved in angiogenesis, the sprouting or splitting of capillaries from pre-existing vasculature. Angiogenesis plays an important role for example during embryonic development, normal growth of tissues and maintenance of the normal vasculature, wound healing, tumor growth and metastasis.

Synonyms

  • Vascularization

Category

Biological process

GOi

angiogenesis [ GO:0001525 ]

Graphical

AngiogenesisBiological process

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