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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.
“But then I found out the IGF-1 gene could be mutated to make a worm live twice as a long,” he said.