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Insulin as a Growth-Promoting Hormone

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

  1. Joseph L. Messina

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070525

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Messina, J. L. 2011. Insulin as a Growth-Promoting Hormone. Comprehensive Physiology. 783–811.

Author Information

  1. Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Insulin Actions and Signaling
  • 2
    Growth-Promoting Effects of Insulin on Cultured Cells
  • 3
    Synergistic Actions of Insulin and Other Growth Factors in the Promotion of Cell Proliferation
  • 4
    Insulin as A Growth-Promoting Hormone in vivo
  • 5
    Insulin as an Embryonic Growth Factor
    • 5.1
      The Role of Insulin as an Embryonic Growth Factor in Rodents
    • 5.2
      The Role of Insulin as an Embryonic Growth Factor in Chickens
  • 6
    Leprechaunism and Rabson-Mendenhall Syndrome
  • 7
    Insulin and Liver Regeneration
  • 8
    Knockout Mouse Models of Insulin Resistance
  • 9
    How Insulin Induces Growth
    • 9.1
      Regulation of Gene Expression by Insulin
  • 10
    Insulin and Apoptosis
  • 11
    Summary