May have a role in maintaining the integrity of the blood vessels. Has growth promoting activity on endothelial cells, angiogenic activity in vivo and chemotactic activity on endothelial cells in vitro. Homodimer. Belongs to the thymidine/pyrimidine-nucleoside phosphorylase family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cytokine; EC 188.8.131.52; Motility/polarity/chemotaxis; Nucleotide Metabolism - pyrimidine; Phosphorylase; Transferase; DNA replication; Xenobiotic Metabolism - drug metabolism - other enzymes
LTP: The number of records in which this modification site was determined using site-specific methods. SS methods include amino acid sequencing, site-directed mutagenesis, modification site-specific antibodies, specific MS strategies, etc.