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The Role of the Pituitary-Growth Hormone-IGF Axis in Glucose Homeostasis

By Stephen F. Kemp

Submitted: November 10th 2010Reviewed: April 28th 2011Published: November 9th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/20698

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Stephen F. Kemp (November 9th 2011). The Role of the Pituitary-Growth Hormone-IGF Axis in Glucose Homeostasis, Diabetes - Damages and Treatments, Everlon Cid Rigobelo, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/20698. Available from:

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