Regulatory mechanisms of growth hormone secretion are sexually dimorphic.

@article{Jaffe1998RegulatoryMO,
  title={Regulatory mechanisms of growth hormone secretion are sexually dimorphic.},
  author={Craig A. Jaffe and B Ocampo-Lim and Wei Guo and Karsten Kr{\"u}ger and I Sugahara and Roberta Demott-Friberg and Mordechai Bermann and Ariel L Barkan},
  journal={The Journal of clinical investigation},
  year={1998},
  volume={102 1},
  pages={153-64}
}
Sexually dimorphic growth hormone (GH) secretory pattern is important in the determination of gender-specific patterns of growth and metabolism in rats. Whether GH secretion in humans is also sexually dimorphic and the neuroendocrine mechanisms governing this potential difference are not fully established. We have compared pulsatile GH secretion profiles in young men and women in the baseline state and during a continuous intravenous infusion of recombinant human insulin-like growth factor I… CONTINUE READING

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