Published in Cancer Weekly, August 3rd, 2004
According to a study from the Netherlands, "Catabolism is a metabolic process in which muscle and fat cell tissues are broken down in their constituent parts to provide nutrients and energy for the body. Whilst undoubtedly a potent stimulator of GH secretion in pharmacological doses, at present no clear physiological role for ghrelin in the regulation of GH secretion has been identified in man. In addition to its GH-releasing properties, ghrelin stimulates food intake and adipogenesis. The role of ghrelin has been extensively studied in three...
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