Effects of pulsatile secretion of growth hormone (GH) on fat deposition in human GH transgenic rats.

Abstract

Growth hormone (GH) is an endocrine regulator of glucose and lipid metabolism as well as body growth. GH levels are decreased and a unique pulsatile secretory pattern becomes obvious after puberty particularly in males. Coincidentally with this, males tend to deposit body fat. Experimental and clinical evidence has accumulated that obesity is associated… (More)
DOI: 10.1079/NRR200243

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