"Receptors, Somatomedin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Cell surface receptors that bind somatomedins and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. Studies have disclosed two types of receptors for this family of peptide hormones. The type I receptor is homologous to the insulin receptor and has tyrosine kinase activity. The type II receptor is identical to the mannose-6-phosphate receptor which is important in trafficking of lysosomal enzymes.
- Receptors, Somatomedin
- Insulin-Like Growth Factor Receptors
- Insulin Like Growth Factor Receptors
- Somatomedin Receptor
- Receptor, Somatomedin
- Somatomedin Receptors
- Insulin-Like Growth Factor Receptor
- Insulin Like Growth Factor Receptor
- Receptors, Insulin-Like Growth Factors
- Receptors, Insulin Like Growth Factors
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