Example sentences for: insulin-like

How can you use “insulin-like” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • . daf-2 encodes a receptor that is similar to those for insulin and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) in humans; this hormone receptor normally speeds up ageing in worms, but the mutations inhibit its action and enable the organisms to live longer.

  • This has led to suggestions that increased oxidative stress resistance and decreased amounts of oxidative damage may be the mechanism by which mutation of the insulin-like signaling pathway causes increased life span.

  • Using this approach, we have successfully identified peptide agonists and antagonists for a number of biologically important molecules including growth hormone receptor, insulin receptor and the insulin-like growth factor receptor [ 2 3 ] .

  • It has been speculated that intra-articular delivery of TGF-β1 would result in enhanced synthesis of new matrix [ 9 ] . Indeed, we have reported previously that the TGF-β1 gene is more effective than insulin-like growth factor type 1 and bone morphogenetic protein type 2 genes in stimulating new matrix synthesis from rabbit chondrocytes in culture.

  • At stage 4, cells were cultured in N2 medium [10] supplemented with 10 mM nicotinamide (Sigma) and 10 nM insulin-like growth factor-1 (R&D Systems) for up to 6 d.


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