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insulin-like growth factor 2

Known as: Somatomedin MSA, Multiplication-Stimulating Factor, Multiplication-Stimulating Activity 
A well-characterized neutral peptide believed to be secreted by the LIVER and to circulate in the BLOOD. It has growth-regulating, insulin-like and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Lymphangiogenesis is an important process that contributes to the spread of cancer. Here we show that insulin-like growth factors… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Imprinted genes in mammals are expressed from only one of the parental chromosomes, and are crucial for placental development and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Obese subjects show major abnormalities in the growth hormone (GH)/insulin‐like growth factor (IGF) system. Furthermore, they are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
ABSTRACT Insulin-like growth factor II (IGF-II) is a major fetal growth factor. The IGF-II gene generates multiple mRNAs with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES: We investigated the effect of obesity on the serum levels of total and free IGF-1 and their relationship to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The somatomedins or insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) are synthesized in many organs and tissues, but the specific cells that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Somatomedin-C or insulin-like growth factor I (Sm-C/IGF-I) and insulin-like growth factor II (IGF-II) have been implicated in the… Expand
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Review
1985
Review
1985
Three different lines of research and three entirely different observations have led to the discovery of the insulin-like growth… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Serum levels of immunoreactive insulinlike growth factors (IGF) I and II were determined by a modified IGF I and a new IGF II… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The development of a radioimmunoassay for somatomedin-C has for the first time made it possible to discriminate between serum… Expand
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