insulin-like growth factor 2, human

Known as: insulinlike growth factor II, human, IGF-II, Somatomedin A 
Insulin-like growth factor II (180 aa, ~20 kDa) is encoded by the human IGF2 gene. This protein plays a role in cellular growth, development, and… (More)
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2011
2011
Insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF2) enhances proliferation and survival of human first-trimester cytotrophoblasts (CTB) by… (More)
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2008
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2008
UNLABELLED The protumorigenic insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-II is highly expressed in a significant fraction of human… (More)
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2006
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2006
Although IGF-II activating the IGF-II receptor signaling pathway has been found to stimulate cardiomyocyte hypertrophy, the role… (More)
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2005
2005
Environmental stimuli, such as organ-specific growth factors, can influence the metastatic potential of a tumor. The liver is the… (More)
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2004
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2004
Restricted fetal growth is associated with postnatal mortality and morbidity and may be directly related to alterations in the… (More)
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1997
1997
Insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) I and II have been implicated as autocrine or paracrine growth promoters. These growth factors… (More)
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1996
1996
Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-binding protein-2 (IGFBP-2) is secreted by several cell types that also secrete IGF-I or IGF-II… (More)
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1996
1996
Autocrine stimulation of the type I insulin-like growth factor receptor (IGF-IR) by IGF-II is one mechanism that allows cancer… (More)
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1995
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1995
The imprinted H19 gene, which encodes an untranslated RNA, lies at the end of a cluster of imprinted genes in the mouse… (More)
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1994
1994
Insulin-like growth factor-II (IGF-II) is an important regulator of embryonic growth and differentiation, but its function in… (More)
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