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The Insulin-like Growth Factors

Structure and Biological Functions (Oxford Medical Publications)

by Paul N. Schofield

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages296
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Open LibraryOL7400805M
ISBN 100198542704
ISBN 109780198542704

All done via insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) from the liver via somatomedins 1. Increase in lean muscle 2. Decrease fat 3. Increase long bones 4. Increase organ size and function 5. Increased blood glucose. The insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) is a pleiotropic growth factor with multiple roles in various aspects of normal and pathological growth and differentiation. The biological actions of IGF-1 are .

Insulin-Like Growth Factors in Health and Disease, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics - E-Book. por Claire M. Perks, MD,Jeff M.P. Holly, MD. The Clinics: Internal Medicine (Book Volume Brand: Elsevier Health Sciences. Insulin-Like Growth Factors in Health and Disease, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics - E-Book. by Claire M. Perks, MD,Jeff M.P. Holly, MD. The Clinics: Internal Medicine (Book Volume 41 Brand: Elsevier Health Sciences.

  There is evidence that the insulin-like growth factors (IGF-I and IGF-II) have key roles in nervous system development and function. This system is phylogenetically related to insulin and its Cited by: 8.   Insulin-like Growth Factors and Cancer From Basic Biology to Therapeutics, specifically brings these aspects to the reader. The volume covers the epidemiological aspects of the Author: Derek Leroith.


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The insulin-like growth factor system has been shown to play a critical role in cancer development and progression. Insulin-like Growth Factors and Cancer: From Basic Biology to Therapeutics, Format: Hardcover. An exciting development in this area is the possibility that insulin and insulin-like growth factors (IGF) are not only produced by neural tissues but also exert profound physiological and biochemical effects on these tissues.

The area of investigation of CNS insulin and IGF has been expanding rapidly and the availability of this book Cited by: The book will detail the history, successes, and failures of targeted therapies for cancer, with a particular focus on IGF systems and cancer. Insulin-like Growth Factors and Cancer - From Basic Biology to.

The Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Receptor: Molecular Biology, Heterogeneity and Regulation. Biological Actions of the Insulin-Like Growth Factors. Insulin-Like Growth Factor II: Gene Structure and Expression into Messenger RNA and Protein.

The Insulin-Like Growth The Insulin-like Growth Factors book 6-Phosphate Receptor. Insulin-Like Growth Factor. Insulin-like Growth Factors and Cancer: From Basic Biology to Therapeutics, specifically brings these aspects to the reader.

The volume covers the epidemiological aspects of the relationships between circulating insulin and IGF-1 levels and the risk for cancer and cancer-related mortality and in particularly in disease states such as obesity and Type 2 diabetes. During the past decade, the continued interest in insulin-related growth factors has been documented by a plethora of research programs and publications focused on these growth factors.

Both molecular and cellular biological techniques have improved and enabled investigators to study the properties of the growth factors in volume covers the molecular (genetic) aspects of the growth. Introduction. Insulin and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) exert their biological effects by binding to and activating cell surface transmembrane receptors with intrinsic tyrosine kinase activity (Ullrich et Cited by: the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor axis GH is synthesized in the anterior pituitary, where it is store in secretory granules.

It is the most abundant hormone in the pituitary accounting for 25% of the gland"s hormones Cited by: 8. Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) is a polypeptide hormone similar to insulin. There are two types of insulin-like growth factors, IGF-1 and IGF-2, which are released upon stimulation by the growth hormone.

Insulin-like growth factor binds to the IGF-1 or the IGF-2 receptor and the insulin receptor, and promotes growth. Growth factors influence a variety of cell activities, including proliferation, migration, matrix synthesis, and differentiation.

Many of these factors, including the fibroblast growth factors, insulin-like growth factors, and transforming growth factor. Order Insulin-like Growth Factors ISBN @ € Qty: Over the past five years there has been an explosion of “targeted therapies” for cancer treatment.

In most cases, these therapies have been. Insulin-like growth factor (IGF), formerly called somatomedin, any of several peptide hormones that function primarily to stimulate growth but that also possess some ability to decrease blood glucose levels.

The insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) participate in the growth and function of almost every organ in the body.1 Because of the wide range of their biologic effects and their therapeutic potential Cited by: Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I is a widely expressed growth factor with diverse effects on many tissues throughout development and in adult life.

The purpose of this work is to provide detailed and updated information on the role of the growth. This test measures the amount of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) in your blood.

IGF-1 is a hormone found naturally in your blood. Its main job is to regulate the effects of growth hormone (GH) in your body. Normal IGF-1 and GH functions include tissue and bone growth. Insulin-Like Growth Factor II (IGF-II) and Non-Islet Cell Tumor Hypoglycemia (NICTH) / Naomi Hizuka, Izumi Fukuda, Yukiko Ishikawa and Kazue Takano Diabetes / Tero Saukkonen and David B.

Dunger Insulin-Like Growth Factors. Overview. The Insulin-Like Growth Factors Laboratory of Cheryl A. Conover, Ph.D., pursues research on important cell and tissue growth and survival factors that affect essentially every system and. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) are proteins with high sequence similarity to insulin.

IGFs are part of a complex system that cells use to communicate with their physiologic environment. This complex system (often referred to as the IGF "axis") consists of two cell-surface receptors.

This issue of Endocrinology Clinics, authored by experts worldwide, provides essential updates about insulin-like growth factors (IGFs). The physiology is examined, including the latest in Pages: In growth hormone release insulin-like growth factors, primarily insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1; formerly called somatomedin).

The term insulin-like growth factor is derived from the ability of high concentrations of these factors to mimic the action of insulin, although their primary action is to stimulate growth. This issue of Endocrinology Clinics, authored by experts worldwide, provides essential updates about insulin-like growth factors (IGFs).

The physiology is examined, including the latest in what we have .The insulin-like growth factor (IGF) family consists of two related polypeptides, IGF-I and IGF-II.

[Peptides identical to IGF-I were initially designated somatomedin A, somatomedin C and basic Cited by:   Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) can affect your blood glucose levels.

IGF may be used as a treatment for diabetes, but more research is necessaryAuthor: Ann Pietrangelo.