Effects of GH in human muscle and fat

Abstract

Skeletal muscle is the major constituent of lean body mass and a major determinant of energy expenditure both at rest and during physical activity. Growth hormone, in turn, influences muscle mass as well as energy expenditure. Growth hormone substitution in adults increases muscle mass by 5–10%, but part of the effect is attributed to rehydration rather… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-009-1334-3

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