Jaafar Belgoudi

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Human insulin-like growth factor-1 (hIGF-1) is a growth factor with clinical significance in medicine. The therapeutic potential of recombinant hIGF-1 (rthIGF-1) stems from the fact that hIGF-1 resembles insulin in many aspects of physiology. The expression of hIGF-1 in transgenic tobacco and rice plants using different expression cassettes is reported(More)
BACKGROUND The definition of the type of thyroid dysgenesis in congenital hypothyroidism (CH), ectopy, or athyreosis is important for monitoring patients and for genetic investigations. We have recently encountered infants who in spite of undetectable Technetium uptake on scintigraphy had biochemical results making athyreosis unlikely. OBJECTIVE To(More)
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