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dc.creatorNegulesco, John A.en_US
dc.creatorDelphia, John M.en_US
dc.creatorCisneros, A.en_US
dc.creatorLang, E.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-07-07T02:02:37Z
dc.date.available2006-07-07T02:02:37Z
dc.date.issued1982-12en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe Ohio Journal of Science. v82, n5 (December, 1982), 260-265en_US
dc.identifier.issn0030-0950en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1811/22885
dc.descriptionAuthor Institution: Department of Anatomy, The Ohio State Universityen_US
dc.description.abstractSomatotropin (STH) administered to earth gravity birds (1 g) stimulated the mean growth in height of the articular cartilage layer of the distal tibial epiphyses (DTE) and of the resting and proliferating layers of the proximal epiphyses of os tarsometatarsus (PE-TMT). However, it inhibited growth in height of the calcified cartilage zone of both epiphyses. Hypergravity control animals (2 g) showed a decreased growth in mean height of proliferating, maturing and calcified cartilage zones of the DTE as well as in the resting and calcified cartilage of the PE-TMT. Hypergravity (2 g) plus STH decreased mean height of articular cartilage zones of the DTE while increasing this parameter within the PE-TMT. The growth in height of maturing cartilage layer of the DTE and of the calcified cartilage zone of the PE-TMT was significantly decreased by administration of the hormone under hypergravity conditions.en_US
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dc.titleThe Effect of Somatotropin and Hypergravity on Weight Bearing Epiphyses of Cockerelsen_US


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