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What does FAK stand for?

FAK stands for Focal Adhesion Kinase

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Among the topics are the potential of bone marrow stomal stem cells to repair bone defects and fractures, diminishing gene expression in human mesenchymal stem cells by the mutation of focal adhesion kinase signaling, and differentiating multiple neuronal subtypes from mouse embryonic stem cells.
The protein, called focal adhesion kinase (FAK), could offer a new target for developing drugs that would prevent benign breast tumors from becoming malignant, the researchers say.