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Fasting Levels of Growth Hormone in Men and Women


RECENT methodological improvements in radio-immunoassays for growth hormone1,2 have led to increasing use of these techniques in clinical and physiological research. We have found a large and apparently previously unreported difference in the fasting growth hormone level of normal males and females.

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UNGER, R., EISENTRAUT, A., MADISON, L. et al. Fasting Levels of Growth Hormone in Men and Women. Nature 205, 804–805 (1965).

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