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Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF)

Chemical Name

Human epidermal growth factor, recombinant DNA origin (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Nepiderminum (Latin)
  • Nepidermin (German)
  • Népidermine (French)
  • Nepidermina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • DWP 401 (IS)
  • Epidermaler Wachstumsfaktor, human, rekombinant (IS)
  • Factor de crecimiento epidérmico humano recombinante (IS)
  • FCEh (IS)
  • Recombinant human epidermal growth factor (IS)
  • Rekombinanter epidermaler Wachstumsfaktor vom Menschen (IS)
  • rhEGF (IS)
  • rHuEGF (IS)
  • UNII-TZK30RF92W (IS)

Brand Names

  • Easyef
    Daewoong, Thailand; Daewoong Pharmaceuticals, Vietnam
  • Genesoft
    Watsin Genetech, China
  • Genetime
    Watsin Genetech, China
  • Hebermin [+ Sulfadiazine]
    Tecnoquimicas, Colombia
  • Heberprot
    Center for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, Vietnam
  • Heberprot-P
    Alvartis Pharma, Mexico; CAIF, Argentina; Hasbiotech Ilac San. Ve Tic. A. S., Turkey
  • Kang He Su
    Haohai Bio-Tech, China
  • Regen-D
    Bharat Biotech, Thailand; Gen, Turkey


ISInofficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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