Medical Definition of Insulin-like growth factor i

1. A well-characterised basic peptide believed to be secreted by the liver and to circulate in the blood. It has growth-regulating, insulin-like, and mitogenic activities. This growth factor has a major, but not absolute, dependence on somatotropin. It is believed to be mainly active in adults in contrast to insulin-like growth factor II, which is a major foetal growth factor. Chemical name: Insulin-like growth factor I (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insulin-like Growth Factor I

insulin-antagonizing factor
insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
insulin-like-growth-factor-binding protein 6
insulin-like activity
insulin-like growth-factor-binding-protein 5
insulin-like growth-factor-binding proteins
insulin-like growth-factor binding protein 1
insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 2
insulin-like growth factor I
insulin-like growth factor II
insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3
insulin-like growth factors
insulin-stimulating peptide
insulin activating factor
insulin allergy
insulin antagonist
insulin binding
insulin c-peptide
insulin coma treatment
insulin dependent diabetes
insulin hypoglycaemia test
insulin infusion systems
insulin injection

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