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 (sō-măt′ə-mēd′n, sō′mə-tə-)
[Perhaps somato(tropin) + (inter)med(iary) + -in.]
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(Biochemistry) a protein hormone that promotes tissue growth under the influence of growth hormone
[C20: from somato- + Latin medius middle + -in]
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(səˌmæt əˈmid n)

any of various liver hormones that enhance the activity of a variety of other hormones, as somatotropin.
[1970–75; somato- + -med-, as in intermediary]
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The occurrence of this neurological symptoms together with persistent hypertrichosis at 12 months led to an assessment by a pediatric endocrinologist, who ruled out an androgenic hormone disorder (normal testosterone levels, [alpha]-OH-progesterone and somatomedin).
(1996) Somatomedin carrier proteins and isometric strength of prehension in a group of adolescent gymnasts submitted at an intensive training.
Additionally, the chemokine CXCL13, ubiquitin UBD, and somatomedin SBSPON play roles in inflammatory responses, and their expressions were elevated in NAFLD rats (Figure 2).
Effect of ethanol on serum concentrations of somatomedin C and the growth hormone (GH) secretion stimulated by the releasing hormone (GHRH).
Cohen, "Review: the somatomedin hypothesis 2007: 50 years later," Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
Gene Gene name Diseases ESR1 Estrogen receptor 1 135 tnf Tumor necrosis factor 124 IL6 Interleukin 6 123 TP53 Tumor protein p53 115 VEGFA Vascular endothelial growth factor A 115 AR Androgen receptor 113 TGFB1 Transforming growth factor, beta 1 113 IGF1 Insulin-like growth factor 1 (somatomedin C) 111
In this study, LEP, calpain 1, (mu/I) large subunit (CAPN1), CAST, adiponectin,C1Q and collagen domain containing (ADIPOQ), peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARG), insulin-like growth factor 1 (somatomedin C) (IGF1), fibronectin ED-B+ region (FN1), sorbin and SH3 domain containing 1 (SORBS1), myosin, light chain 12A, regulatory, non-sarcomeric (MYL12B), SH3-domain kinase binding protein 1 (SH3KBP1), acyl-CoA synthetase long-chain family member 1 (ACSL1), myosin light chain kinase (MYLK), ATP-binding cassette, sub-family A, member 1 (ABCA1), insulin receptor (INSR), protein kinase C, alpha (PRKCA) and similar to Retinoblastoma-associated protein (RB1) were newly identified as marbling-related (Supplementary Table 2).
The division of endocrinology reported that growth hormone treatment could be initiated in the patient whose somatomedin C and insulin like growth factor binding protein 3 levels were found to be low.
They added that several factors related to the person's state of nutrition or stress are known to stimulate secretion: starvation, hypoglycemia exercise, excitement and trauma, also it has been found that growth hormone causes the liver and other tissues as muscles to form several small proteins called somatomedins, many of the somatomedin effect on growth are similar to the effects of insulin on growth, they are called insulin like growth factor.