Literature associating IGFBP2 and germ cell cancer
Insulin-like growth factor binding protein 2, 36kDa; Inhibits IGF-mediated growth and developmental rates. IGF-binding proteins prolong the half-life of the IGFs and have been shown to either inhibit or stimulate the growth promoting effects of the IGFs on cell culture. They alter the interaction of IGFs with their cell surface receptors.
Synonyms: IGFBP2, IGFBP2p, hIGFBP2, C9JMY1, C9JW52 ...