Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Biology of IGFs in Bone|
Thomas L. Clemens
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term goals of this Merit project are focused on characterizing the mechanisms, which distinguish the actions of insulin and IGF-1 in skeletal cells. During the last funding period we identified a novel endocrine loop through which insulin stimulates the production of osteocalcin by osteoblasts, which in turn, functions as a hormone to increase pancreatic insulin production and enhance insulin sensitivity in peripheral tissues. Additional stu...
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