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Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) is a polypeptide protein hormone similar in molecular structure to insulin. It plays an important role in childhood growth and continues to have anabolic effects in adults. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Insulin-like growth factor-I (Wikipedia)

Insulin-like growth factor-I levels are used to diagnose acromegaly, and to evaluate low thyroxine, low cortisol, high phos, high glucose levels. Low levels seen in dwarfism. Source: Regenstrief Institute

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zh-CN Chinese (China) 胰岛素样生长因子-I
Synonyms: IGF-I;Somatomedin c;促生长因子 c;生长因子 c;生长调节素 c;胰岛素样生长因子 I;胰岛素样生长因子Ⅰ;胰岛素样生长因子-Ⅰ;胰岛素样生长因子-I(Insulin-like Growth Factor-I,IGF-I)
fr-CA French (Canada) Facteur de croissance insulinomimétique-I
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Insuliinisarnane kasvufaktor 1
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Factor de crecimiento insulínico tipo I
it-IT Italian (Italy) Fattore di crescita insulino-simile I
el-GR Greek (Greece) Ινσουλινόμορφος αυξητικός παράγοντας 1
Synonyms: IGF-1
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) İnsülin benzeri büyüme faktörü-I
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Инсулиноподобный ростовой фактор-I
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) insulin-like growth factor-I
fr-BE French (Belgium) Facteur de croissance insulinomimétique-I