Flashcards in MEH - Hypothalamic Pituitary Axis Deck (34)
What can IGFs modulate?
- cell growth (hypertrophy)
- cell number (hyperplasia)
- increase in rate of protein synthesis
- increase in rate of lipolysis in adipose tissue
What is the growth related action of insulin?
Enhances somatic growth, interacts with IGF receptors
What is the growth related action of thyroid hormones?
Promotes CNS development and enhances GH secretion