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Fig. 7 | Molecular Brain

Fig. 7

From: Insulin and IGF1 signalling pathways in human astrocytes in vitro and in vivo; characterisation, subcellular localisation and modulation of the receptors

Fig. 7

Impairment of IGF1 signalling using a monoclonal IGF1 antibody (MAB391). Human astrocytes treated with 11 μg/ml MAB391 for 24 h (a). Representative immunoblots demonstrate reductions in IGF1Rβ, IRβ and pAkt in response to MAB391 with no impact on total IRS1 or downstream signalling through p44/42 MAPK. *α-tubulin was used as a loading control for blots and a representative loading control is shown. Molecular weight markers are indicated (kDa). b Bar charts show quantification of immunoblots, pAkt was normalised to Akt/α-tubulin. c Immunofluorescence showing the reduction in IGF1R, scale bars represent 10 μM. d qPCR analysis of IGF1Rβ RNA after 24 h show no differences at the RNA level. Data represents mean + SEM (n = 3, 3 replicates/experiments, Unpaired t-test, **p < 0.01)

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