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IGF

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abbr.
insulinlike growth factor
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How to use IGF in a sentence

  • IGF-1 functions as a mediator for human growth hormone (HGH), which plays a critical role in the aging process.

    Unlocking Alzheimer's|Hannah Seligson|December 10, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • “But then I found out the IGF-1 gene could be mutated to make a worm live twice as a long,” he said.

    Unlocking Alzheimer's|Hannah Seligson|December 10, 2009|DAILY BEAST
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