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Fashioning FGFs from phage?

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Figure 1: Schematic representation of the FGF-FGFR complex (after reference 10, figure 6).


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Wrighton, N., Gearing, D. Fashioning FGFs from phage?. Nat Biotechnol 17, 1157–1158 (1999).

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