IGF1 LR3 Receptor Grade
Insulin-like Growth Factor 1, abbreviated IGF-1, is a protein that is compromised of the the IGF1 gene. It consists of 70 amino acids and is a hormone that is very similar in structure to insulin. Its main function is to stimulate growth within the body due to its regulation of both cell growth and cell death.
Synthetic IGF-1 serves as an alternative to solely relying on the pituitary gland to make Human Growth Hormone (HGH). The pituitary gland decreases function with age, but the IGF-1 produces the same effects of growth hormone without relying on the pituitary gland.
IGF-1 Long R3, or IGF-1 LR3, is a form of IGF that has been chemically altered by changing the amino acids. It consists of 83 amino acids with a substation of Arg(R) for the Glu(E) at position three, hence, the name R3. The altercations enable it to avoid binding to proteins in the body, which allows for a much longer half-life [R].
IGF-1 LR3 is more potent than the regular IGF-1 because of the decreased binding of Long R3 IGF-1 to IGF binding proteins. Its main purpose is to increase the biological activity of IGF.IGF-1 LR3 peptide additionally inhibits the movement of glucose into cells to facilitate fat burning. The difference between media and receptor is in the purity, which is >85% and >95% respectively.
IGF and Growth
A recent study utilizing mice with GH receptor KO gene showed that IGF-1 administration stimulates the growth (width) of the tibial growth plate and that IGF-1 has a GH independent effect on the growth plate. These findings are similar to those found when treating hypophysectomised rats with IGF-1 [R].
IGF-1 LR3 Research Peptide
- CAS Number is stated as 946870-92-4
- Molar Mass is 9117,60 g·mol−1
- It has a Chemical Formula as C400H625N111O115S9
- IUPAC Name: (insulin-like growth factor-1 long arginine 3
- Also known by Synonyms as IGF-I, IGF1A, IGFI
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