IGFBP5

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IGFBP5

A gene on chromosome 2q33-q36 that encodes a member of the insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP) family that binds insulin-like growth factors I and II and circulates in the plasma. IGFBP5 binding prolongs the half-life of the IGFs and alters their interaction with cell surface receptors.