PMID: 5811655Aug 23, 1969

Potentiation of insulin action in normal subjects by a pituitary polypeptide

British Medical Journal
J BornsteinH P Taft

Abstract

A pituitary polypeptide, acceleratory polypeptide-growth hormone (ACG), has been found to increase the sensitivity of fasting normal people to intravenous insulin. It is suggested that diminished activity of this polypeptide-or increased activity of another polypeptide, inhibitory polypeptide-growth hormone (ING)-may have a role in the genesis of diabetes mellitus.

References

Jun 15, 1968·Lancet·F I MartinA E Stocks
Apr 19, 1969·British Medical Journal·J M ArmstrongH P Taft

Citations

Jan 23, 1971·British Medical Journal·P ZimmetH P Taft
Mar 1, 1971·Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental·M VerdyG Leboeuf
Jan 1, 1978·Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental·P L Schwartz, N J McHugh
May 1, 1971·Acta diabetologica latina·L Adezati

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