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Review Article

The Insulin-Like Growth Factor System and Nutritional Assessment

Table 3

Effect of malnutrition and obesity on serum levels of proteins of the IGF axis.

ProteinMalnutritionReferencesObesityReferences

IGF-I[36, 37]U/↑/[3845]
IGF-II[34, 46, 47][48, 49]
Free IGF-I[50, 51]U/↑/[4345, 48, 49, 52]
Free IGF-II[49][49]
IGFBP-1[51][53, 54]
IGFBP-2[34][55, 56]
IGFBP-3[5759][60]

Key: ↑ increase; decrease; U unchanged.

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