Steindler lecture. Binding sites in fetal and growth plate cartilage.

  • R. L. Cruess
  • Published 1985 in
    Journal of orthopaedic research : official…


In addition to genetic and nutritional factors, linear growth during the prenatal and postnatal periods is controlled by peptide, steroid, and thyroid hormones interacting with the receptors present on the membrane or in the cytosol and nuclei of growth plate cartilage. Using standard procedures, insulin and "nonsuppressible insulin-like activity" (a… (More)


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