The effect of castration on the weight and composition of the muscles of the guinea pig.

@article{Kochakian1956TheEO,
  title={The effect of castration on the weight and composition of the muscles of the guinea pig.},
  author={C. Kochakian and C. Tillotson and J. Austin and E. Dougherty and V. Haag and R. Coalson},
  journal={Endocrinology},
  year={1956},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={
          315-26
        }
}
ONE of the expressions of the protein anabolic effect of the androgens is an increase in muscle mass. This is strikingly demonstrated by the temporal muscle of the guinea pig (Papanicolaou and Falk 1938; Kochakian, Humra and Bartlett 1948; Scow and Roe 1953). It seemed that possibly the temporal muscle is not representative of all of the muscles of the body. Therefore, a detailed study has been made of the effect of castration on the rate of growth of 49 different muscles of the guinea pig… Expand
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