The role of growth hormone in modulation of the immune response.

  • Keith Kelley
  • Published 1990 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences


Growth hormone was originally discovered because of its ability to promote linear growth in rodents and humans. It is now known that this molecule also augments a number of activities of leukocytes, such as antibody synthesis, cytolytic activity of T lymphocytes, natural killer cell activity, differentiation of neutrophils, production of tumor necrosis… (More)


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