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Feedback Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion

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

  1. William B. Wehrenberg1,
  2. Andrea Giustina2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070511

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Wehrenberg, W. B. and Giustina, A. 2011. Feedback Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion. Comprehensive Physiology. 299–327.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biological Sciences, College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina

  2. 2

    Endocrine Section, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Definitions
    • 1.1
      Ultrashort-Loop Feedback
    • 1.2
      Short-Loop Feedback
    • 1.3
      Long-Loop Feedback
  • 2
    Ultrashort-Loop Feedback (Autocrine Regulation)
    • 2.1
      Ultrashort-Loop Feedback Regulation of Growth Hormone–Releasing Hormone by Growth Hormone–Releasing Hormone
    • 2.2
      Ultrashort-Loop Feedback Regulation of Somatostatin by Somatostatin
    • 2.3
      Ultrashort-Loop Feedback Regulation of Growth Hormone by Growth Hormone
  • 3
    Short-Loop Feedback
    • 3.1
      Intrahypothalamic Short-Loop Feedback Pathways
    • 3.2
      Pituitary–Hypothalamic Short-Loop Feedback Pathways
  • 4
    Long-Loop Feedback
    • 4.1
      Adrenal Hormones: Glucocorticoids
    • 4.2
      Adrenal Hormones: Mineralocorticoids
    • 4.3
      Gonadal Hormones
    • 4.4
      Thyroid Hormones
    • 4.5
      Growth Factors
    • 4.6
      Other Hormones
    • 4.7
      Metabolic Factors
  • 5
    Summary