Insulin-Like Growth Factor I

Known as: IGF-I-SmC, IGF-I, insulin like growth factor 1 
A well-characterized basic peptide believed to be secreted by the liver and to circulate in the blood. It has growth-regulating, insulin-like, and… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
IGF-I is expressed in virtually every tissue of the body, but with much higher expression in the liver than in any other tissue… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Increasing evidence indicates that circulating insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) acts as a peripheral neuroactive signal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Some studies have suggested that insulin-like growth factor (IGF) pathway is related to premenopausal breast density, one of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The insulin-like growth factor (IGF) axis may play opposing roles in health and disease. The age-related declines in growth… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Plasma levels of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) have been associated with risk of several cancers. Although protein-calorie… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Plasma levels of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) have been associated with risk of a number of cancers and other diseases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) has been suggested to be involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Increasing evidence indicates that insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) has an important role in oligodendrocyte development. In… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Although the physiological significance of continued formation of new neurons in the adult mammalian brain is still uncertain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) is a potent mitogen for normal and neoplastic cells, whereas IGF-binding protein… (More)
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