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What is IGF-1?

IGF-1 is the main mediator of the trophic effects of growth hormone (GH).

GH response to aging is to decrease. So, similarly, IGF-I decreases with age.

70% of IGF-I is produced in the liver. There are different isomeric forms of IGF-I, depending on what the body needs, thus production stimulated by different things, exercise, starvation, …