Insulin-Like Growth Factor II
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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.
|Insulin-Like Growth Factor II
- Insulin-Like Growth Factor II
- Insulin Like Growth Factor II
- Insulin-Like Somatomedin Peptide II
- Insulin Like Somatomedin Peptide II
- Multiplication-Stimulating Factor
- Factor, Multiplication-Stimulating
- Multiplication Stimulating Factor
- Somatomedin A
- Somatomedin MSA
- Multiplication-Stimulating Activity
- Multiplication Stimulating Activity
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