Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) assay

Synonym(s): Somatomedin assay

Contributor(s): David Bruyette

Overview

  • An indirect measure of growth hormone (GH) based on the fact that GH mediates its effects on growth by its ability to stimulate insulin-like growth factors (IGF) with IGF1 (somatomedin C), considered the most important in mediating skeletal growth.

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