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Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 1

"Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 1" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

One of the six homologous proteins that specifically bind insulin-like growth factors (SOMATOMEDINS) and modulate their mitogenic and metabolic actions. The function of this protein is not completely defined. However, several studies demonstrate that it inhibits IGF binding to cell surface receptors and thereby inhibits IGF-mediated mitogenic and cell metabolic actions. (Proc Soc Exp Biol Med 1993;204(1):4-29)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 1" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 1" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 67 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2008
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.