mgf is a peptide hormone, a natural physiological byproduct created in a human body as a result of an exercise. Mechano Growth Factor (MGF) and IGF-1 (Insulin-like Growth Factor) are isoforms. Isoform is a protein with a slightly different form but usually a similar function as its ‘fellow’ isoform protein. Both, MGF (which is a liver derived hormone) and IGF-1 (which is produced in the muscles) have anabolic effects, but the anabolic powers of the MGF are greater than those of IGF-1. Anabolic quality of a substance is such that increases the levels of synthesis, either at a molecular or a cellular level, meaning the Mechano Growth Factor has a greater sensitivity to damages caused to muscles by exercise and induces the synthesis of a greater amount of proteins in skeletal muscles.
Another favorable effect of the Mechano Growth Factor is its ability to activate the satellite cells of muscles (myosatellite cells). Myosatellite cells behave as stem cells. Once they are activated they fuse, form myoblastst, proceed to differentiate and form entirely new muscle cells. Again, the result is muscle growth.

MGF (Mechano Growth Factor) Peptide

MGF (Mechano Growth Factor) Peptide Synonyms: Mechano Growth Factor, IGF-1 Ec Chemical Sequence: Tyr-Gln-Pro-Pro-Ser-Thr-Asn-Lys-Asn-Thr-Lys-Ser-Gln-Arg-Arg-Lys-Gly-Ser-Thr-Phe-Glu-Glu-Arg-Lys Molecular formula: C121H200N42O39 Molar Mass: 2867.14 In 1996, Goldspink and colleagues identified the expression of the mRNA of…

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