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Insulin-like growth factor 1

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Gene Music using Protein Sequence of IGFBP5 "INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR BINDING PROTEIN 5"

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Gene Music using Protein Sequence of HACL1 "2-HYDROXYACYL-COA LYASE 1"

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Regulated Transcription

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WEHI-TV Showreel 3, 2000

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Growth Factors and Stem Cell Reagents - Recombinant Proteins

Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1), also called somatomedin C, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the IGF1 gene. IGF-1 has also been referred to as a "sulfation factor" and its effects were termed "nonsuppressible insulin-like activity" (NSILA) in the 1970s.
  • Synthesis and circulation 

  • Mechanism of action 

  • Related growth factors 

  • Disorders 

  • Use as a diagnostic test 

  • Possible causes of elevated IGF-1 levels 

  • Use as a therapeutic agent 

  • Clinical trials 

  • Society and culture 

  • History of name