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Placental growth factor, a member of the VEGF family, contributes to the development of choroidal neovascularization.

Rakic,J.M., Lambert,V., Devy,L., Luttun,A., Carmeliet,P., Claes,C., Nguyen,L., Foidart,J.M., Noel,A., and Munaut,C. 2003. Placental growth factor, a member of the VEGF family, contributes to the development of choroidal neovascularization. Invest Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 44, 3186-3193.