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Effects of long-term administration of recombinant bovine tumor necrosis factor-alpha on glucose metabolism and growth hormone secretion in steers.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Veterinary Research
0002-9645
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association
Publication Date
Volume
62
Issue
5
Pages
794–798
Identifiers
PMID: 11341406
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Prolonged treatment with rbTNF induced insulin resistance and inhibited GHRH-stimulated release of GH in steers. Results indicate that rbTNF is a proximal mediator of insulin resistance and inhibits release of GH during periods of endotoxemia or infection.

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