Influence of gonadal steroids on rat pituitary growth hormone secretion.

@article{Copeland1990InfluenceOG,
  title={Influence of gonadal steroids on rat pituitary growth hormone secretion.},
  author={Kenneth C. Copeland and Mary M Desouza and Pamela C. Gibson},
  journal={Research in experimental medicine. Zeitschrift fur die gesamte experimentelle Medizin einschliesslich experimenteller Chirurgie},
  year={1990},
  volume={190 2},
  pages={137-43}
}
Growth hormone (GH) secretion increases at the time of puberty, and both androgens and estrogens increase the GH response to provocative agents. Little is known, however, with regard to the mechanism or site of action of gonadal steroid-stimulated GH secretion. Using monolayer primary cell culture and radioimmunoassay techniques, insulin-like growth factor… CONTINUE READING