Regulation of skeletal muscle growth in fish by the growth hormone--insulin-like growth factor system.

Abstract

The growth hormone (GH)-insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system is the key promoter of growth in vertebrates; however, how this system modulates muscle mass in fish is just recently becoming elucidated. In fish, the GH induces muscle growth by modulating the expression of several genes belonging to the myostatin (MSTN), atrophy, GH, and IGF systems as well… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2013.06.009

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