CD Markers

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 7 Janaury 2016, last major update February 2002

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PubMed Search: CD221 or insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor [title]
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Definition / General
Cite this page: CD221. website. Accessed October 23rd, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Aka insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor
  • Mediates insulin stimulated DNA synthesis and IGF1 stimulated cell proliferation and differentiation
  • Often overexpressed in malignant tissue, where it functions as an anti-apoptotic agent by enhancing cell survival