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ey0015.5-13 | Live insights to growth plate biology | ESPEYB15

5.13 Imaging IGF-I uptake in growth plate cartilage using in vivo multiphoton microscopy

MA Serrat , G Ion

To read the full abstract: J Appl Physiol (1985) 2017;123:1101-1109IGF-1 is a major regulator of growth plate chondrocyte proliferation. While knockout studies reveal substantial impact from both systemic as well from locally-derived IGF-1, transport and distribution patterns within the growth plate remain unknown. Theoretical approaches have been developed to understand the distributio...