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Abbreviation for nonsuppressible insulinlike activity.
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NSILANon-suppressible insulin-like activity An action displayed by acid-dissociable 7.5 kD serum complex with activity of IGF-I, IGF-II, somatomedins A and C; most NSILA is associated with a HMW protein–NSILP, which has significant homology with IgG's Fc fragment. See Insulin-like growth factor.
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