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A 19-year-old male asked:

Is igf-1 responsible for bone growth cell growth and much more in the body secreted by the liver ?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: IGF-1 is manufacture and released from the liver.
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Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 49 years experience
Yes, mostly Liver: 19 year old man asks, Is igf-1 responsible for bone growth, cell growth and much more in the body secreted by the liver? Yes, most of the igf-1 (Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1) is produced in the liver. Some paracrine/autocrine help also.Yes it is involved in total body growth/ repairs throughout life and is highest during teenage Pubertal growth. Lowest in oldage but also in Infancy ...
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