Effect of testosterone on growth hormone secretion in female rats during a continuous infusion of growth hormone releasing factor.

@article{Akira1988EffectOT,
  title={Effect of testosterone on growth hormone secretion in female rats during a continuous infusion of growth hormone releasing factor.},
  author={Shigeo Akira and Ichiji Wakabayashi and Hitoshi Sugihara and Shinji Minami and Fumiaki Takahashi and Arata Motoyama},
  journal={Neuroendocrinology},
  year={1988},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={116-24}
}
The effect of testosterone on growth hormone (GH) secretory pattern during a 6-hour continuous infusion of human GH-releasing factor (GRF) (1-44) NH2 was observed in unrestrained adult female Wistar rats. Rats had been ovariectomized or sham operated 6 weeks previously. Three weeks after the ovariectomy, the rats received sesame oil or testosterone propionate at a dose of 1 or 2 mg s.c. daily for 21 days. All rats were provided with two indwelling cannulae: one in the right atrium for… CONTINUE READING