Human IGF-1 Analyte Overview

Human IGF-1

Also known as insulin-like growth factor 1, somatomedin C, somatomedin A

Structurally similar to pro-insulin, insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) is the primary mediator of the effects of growth hormone. Plays roles in fetal development, growth during childhood and adolescence, and adult tissue homeostasis.  Also considered a risk factor in some forms of cancer due to how it promotes proliferation. Elicits function by signaling through IGF-1 receptor, insulin receptor substrate 1 and 2, and by modulating the PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway.

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Human Multiplex Kits

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  • Sensitive, reproducible, and convenient 96-well format requiring low sample volumes
  • Requires the Q-View™ Imaging System for analysis

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