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Hormonal Regulation of Growth and Metabolic Effects of Growth Hormone

Handbook of Physiology, The Endocrine System, Hormonal Control of Growth

  1. Selna L. Kaplan

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070505

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Kaplan, S. L. 2011. Hormonal Regulation of Growth and Metabolic Effects of Growth Hormone. Comprehensive Physiology. 129–143.

Author Information

  1. Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Effects of Growth Hormone on Body Metabolism
    • 1.1
      Protein Metabolism
    • 1.2
      Fat Metabolism
    • 1.3
      Carbohydrate Metabolism
    • 1.4
      Bone Metabolism
    • 1.5
      Electrolyte and Fluid Metabolism
    • 1.6
      Cardiovascular Disease
  • 2
    Linear Growth in Growth Hormone-Deficient Children
  • 3
    Effects of Other Hormones on Growth and Growth Hormone Function
    • 3.1
      Thyroid Hormones and Growth
    • 3.2
      Glucocorticoids and Growth
    • 3.3
      Sex Steroids and Growth
    • 3.4
      Insulin and Growth
  • 4
    Use of Growth Hormone as an Anabolic Agent
  • 5
    Summary