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The Regulation of Amino Acid and Protein Metabolism by Growth Hormone

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

  1. David A. Fryburg,
  2. Eugene J. Barrett

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070517

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Fryburg, D. A. and Barrett, E. J. 2011. The Regulation of Amino Acid and Protein Metabolism by Growth Hormone. Comprehensive Physiology. 515–536.

Author Information

  1. Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, and the General Clinical Research Center, The University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    In Vitro Actions of Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I on Protein Metabolism
    • 1.1
      Effects of Growth Hormone In Vitro
    • 1.2
      Effects of Insulin-Like Growth Factor I In Vitro
    • 1.3
      In Vitro Actions of Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I on Protein Degradation
  • 2
    In vivo Actions of Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I on Protein Metabolism
    • 2.1
      Effects of Growth Hormone In Vivo
    • 2.2
      Effects of Insulin-Like Growth Factor I In Vivo
  • 3
    Comparison of the Actions of Growth Hormone, Insulin-Like Growth Factor I, and Insulin on Protein Metabolism in vivo
  • 4
    Interactions of Growth Hormone with Gonadal Steroids
  • 5
    Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I as Therapy in Catabolic States
  • 6
    Summary