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Substance Name: Somatomedin
RN: 9038-70-4


  • Insulin-like polypeptides made by the liver and some fibroblasts and released into the blood when stimulated by SOMATOTROPIN. They cause sulfate incorporation into collagen, RNA, and DNA synthesis, which are prerequisites to cell division and growth of the organism.
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  • Somatomedins


  • Somatomedin

Systematic Name

  • Somatomedin

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CAS Registry Number

  • 9038-70-4

System Generated Number

  • 0009038704