somatomedin


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somatomedin

[sə‚mad·ə′med·ən]
(biochemistry)
A growth factor similar to insulin that may be produced by a variety of cell types. Also known as insulin-like growth factor.
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Cunningham [28] and Ganong [29] stated that growth hormone perform its effects on target tissues through liberation of somatomedin C also called [IGF.
Increased expression in Escherichia coli of a synthetic gene encoding human somatomedin C after gene duplication and fusion.
At the 6-week appointment, all pituitary hormones such as serum cortisol, prolactin, thyroid stimulating hormone, triiodothyronine (T3), thyroxine (T4), follicle stimulating hormone, luteinize hormone, somatomedin C (IGF-1), and testosterone will be checked by the endocrinologist.
It doesn't show any direct action on bones, but acts through a substance called somatomedin.
19In thalassemic patients with liver injury the release of somatomedin C is low.
Growth hormone secretion and plasma somatomedin C in hypothyroidism.
Somatomedin C levels in growth imparied children and adolescents with chronic inflammatory bowel disease: a prospective study.
Somatomedin C, buyume hormonu, tiroid fonksiyon testleri, ostradiol, prolaktin, kortizol ve antidiuretik hormon normal sinirlardaydi.
Patofizyolojide Hipotalamus-hipofiz adrenal aks (HPA) duzensizligi, Substans P, kortizol, serotonin, norepinefrin ve Somatomedin C duzeyi degisiklikleri gibi noroendokrin islev bozukluklari uzerinde durulmaktadir (9).
Serum somatomedin C/IGF-I and IGFBP-3 were determined in duplicate by using a DSL ACTIVE IGF-I and IGFBP-3 immunoradiometric assay (IRMA) kit (Diagnostic System Laboratories, Webster, Texas).
A number of investigations were performed: she was found to have an advanced bone age on X-ray; somatomedin C and TSH levels were normal; and chromosome studies revealed a normal female karyotype--46XX.