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What can IGFs modulate?

- cell growth (hypertrophy)
- cell number (hyperplasia)
- increase in rate of protein synthesis
- increase in rate of lipolysis in adipose tissue

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What is the growth related action of insulin?

Enhances somatic growth, interacts with IGF receptors

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What is the growth related action of thyroid hormones?

Promotes CNS development and enhances GH secretion

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What are the growth related actions of androgens?

Accelerate pubertal growth spurt, increase muscle mass, promote closure of epiphyseal plates, inhibit somatic growth

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