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We examined the regulation of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) in kidney during the renal hypertrophy produced by two different experimental models: growth hormone treatment of hypophysectomized rats and compensatory hypertrophy subsequent to unilateral nephrectomy. Immunostaining for IGF-I in collecting ducts was enhanced in kidneys from growth(More)
To address the question of insulin-like growth factor (IGF) I localization and synthesis in kidney, we used two complementary experimental approaches: immunohistochemistry of fixed paraffin-embedded rat kidney sections; and measurement of IGF I mRNA in isolated components of the rat nephron, using a highly sensitive and specific solution hybridization(More)
We examined insulin-like growth factor I (IGF I) gene expression in kidney in two models of hypersomatotropism, rats implanted with GH3 pituitary tumors, and rats administered exogenous growth hormone (GH). Both GH3 tumor-bearing rats and rats administered GH gained weight more rapidly than control animals, and had kidneys that were larger than those of(More)
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