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Insulin-Like Growth Factor II

"Insulin-Like Growth Factor II" 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.

A well-characterized neutral peptide believed to be secreted by the LIVER and to circulate in the BLOOD. It has growth-regulating, insulin-like and mitogenic activities. The growth factor has a major, but not absolute, dependence on SOMATOTROPIN. It is believed to be a major fetal growth factor in contrast to INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR I, which is a major growth factor in adults.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Insulin-Like Growth Factor II" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Insulin-Like Growth Factor II" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 166 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2007 and 2008
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