Vicrin® (IGF-1)

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Insulin-like growth factor-1 is a naturally occurring protein with a molecular structure similar to insulin. It is produced inside the body primarily by the liver as an endocrine hormone, and it functions as a mediator of the effects of growth hormone.

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Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) is a naturally occurring protein with a molecular structure similar to insulin. It is produced inside the body primarily by the liver as an endocrine hormone, and it functions as a mediator of the effects of growth hormone.

When growth hormone is released into the bloodstream from the pituitary gland, it stimulates the liver to produce IGF-1, which in turn stimulates growth in a broad range of cells: skeletal, muscle, cartilage, bone, nerve, skin and multiple organs.

Currently, IGF-1 (mecasermin [rDNA origin]) is FDA approved for the treatment of growth failure in children with severe primary IGF-1 deficiency, or with growth hormone (GH) gene deletion who have developed neutralizing antibodies to GH. A number of peer reviewed, independent investigational studies are currently evaluating the clinical application of IGF-1 in relation to additional conditions.

 

Ingredients:  Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1)  1,000mcg

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 5 x 4 in