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Flashcards in Growth hormone Deck (10):
1

What does growth hormone do to protein

Increase A.A. uptake
Increase protein synthesis
Increase muscle mass

2

What does growth hormone do to carb metabolisim

Increase blood glucose
Increase hepatic glucose output
Increase insulin resistance
Decrease glucose uptake by muscle, fat

3

What does growth hormone do to lipid metabolism

Increase lipolysis
Decrease fat synthesis
decrease adipose mass

4

Where is IGF-1 produced

Liver

5

What is IGF-1 similar to

Insulin

6

What does growth hormone do to IGF-1

Stimulates it

7

Developmental excess of GH

Gigantism

8

Adult excess of GH

acrogmegly

9

Does GH work in different species

Variable among species

10

What happens if you don't produce enough GH

Dwarfism