Essentials facts about VEGF-C in lymphology

Vascular endothelial growth factor C (VEGF-C) is essential for the development and growth of the lymphatic vasculature. Together with VEGF-D, it forms the lymphatic subgroup within the VEGF family of growth factors, whose other members (PlGF, VEGF/VEGF-A, VEGF-B) are primarily responsible for the growth and function of blood vessels.