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 scientists speculate that low levels of somatomedin C - and therefore the development of fibromyalgia -- may indeed be related to the disturbance in stage-4 sleep.