To clarify the role of insulin and growth hormone (HGH) in regulating substrate production for body fuel during prolonged starvation, 6 normal subjects and 10 HGH-deficient dwarfs were fasted for 6 days. Four of these dwarfs received HGH during the fast.


Thomas J. Merimee, Phillip Felig, Errol Marliss, S. Edwin Fineberg, George G. Cahill Jr.


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