Organ-Specific and Age-Dependent Expression of Insulin-like Growth Factor-I (IGF-I) mRNA Variants: IGF-IA and IB mRNAs in the Mouse

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Ohtsuki, Takashi ; Otsuki, Mariko ; Murakami, Yousuke ; Maekawa, Tetsuya ; Yamamoto, Takashi ; Akasaka, Koji ; Takeuchi, Sakae ; Takahashi, Sumio (2005)
  • Publisher: Zoological Society of Japan
  • Journal: Zoological Science, volume 22, issue 9, pages 1,011-1,021 (issn: 0289-0003)
  • Subject: insulin like growth factor-I (IGF-I) | uterus | estradiol | mouse

Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) gene generates several IGF-I mRNA variants by alternative splicing. Two promoters are present in mouse IGF-I gene. Each promoter encodes two IGF-I mRNA variants (IGF-IA and IGF-IB mRNAs). Variants differ by the presence (IGF-IB) or a... View more
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