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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The fact that endurance athletes showed a different level of cardiac hypertrophy prompted us to compare some hormonal and somatomedin responses to the maximal graded exercise test in athletes with left ventricular hypertrophy and normal heart dimensions.
Somatomedin C and Arginine: Implicit connections between mutually isolated literatures.
Some of her endocrine deficits had resolved, with a somatomedin C value of 82 ng/mL and cortisol value of 16.
The insulin-like growth factor, somatomedin C, induces the synthesis of cholesterol side-chain cleavage cytochrome P450 and adrenodoxin in ovarian cells.
Some studies imply that HGH has effects independent of IGH-1 and IGH-2 production (old nomenclature in the US: somatomedin C, etc.
GH affects growth indirectly through its target hormone, a peptide, somatomedin C, which is formed in the liver.
Evidence for the synthesis of a somatomedin similar to insulin-like growth factor I by chick embryo liver cells.
RIA for somatomedin C: comparison with radioreceptor assay in patients with growth-hormone disorders, hypothyroidism, and renal failure.
5,624,805, entitled "Uses for Antibodies Which Bind to Human Somatomedin Carrier Protein Subunits," was issued with claims relating to the use of antibodies to an insulin-like growth factor (IGF) binding protein in methods for determining levels of free (unbound) IGF.
Radioimmunoassay for somatomedin C: comparison with radioreceptor assay in patients with growth-hormone disorders, hypothyroidism, and renal failure.
Inhibition of assess of bound somatomedin to membrane receptor and immunobinding sites: A comparision of radioreceptor and radioimmunoassay of somatomedin in native and acid-ethanol extraction serum.
Factors controlling blood concentration of somatomedin C.