Growth Hormone: Important Role in Muscular Exercise in Adults

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Science  19 Nov 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3699, pp. 1051-1053
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3699.1051


Measurement by radio-immunoassay of growth hormone in the plasma of adults showed consistently low concentrations in subjects in bed in the morning. Exercise caused marked increases except when the subjects ingested carbohydrate during the exercise.

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