IGF-1, IGFBP-3, VEGF and MMP-9 levels and their potential relationship with renal functions in patients with compensatory renal growth


Yildiz B. , Kural N., Colak O., Ak I., AKÇAR N.

CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGY AND FUNCTIONAL IMAGING, vol.28, no.2, pp.107-112, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1475-097x.2007.00783.x
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGY AND FUNCTIONAL IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.107-112
  • Keywords: children, compensatory renal hypertrophy, insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3, matrix metalloproteinase-9, renal functions, VEGF, ENHANCED EXPRESSION, FACTOR-I, HORMONE, HYPERTROPHY, MICE

Abstract

Mechanisms of compensatory renal growth (CRG) still remain a mystery. Various growth factors, including growth hormone, insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) have been implicated in different forms of CRG.