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"Somatomedins" 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.

Insulin-like polypeptides made by the liver and some fibroblasts and released into the blood when stimulated by SOMATOTROPIN. They cause sulfate incorporation into collagen, RNA, and DNA synthesis, which are prerequisites to cell division and growth of the organism.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Somatomedins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Somatomedins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 85 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2004 and 2007 and 2011
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