Books and Reviews
Argetsinger LS, Carter-Su C. Mechanism of signaling by growth hormone receptor. Physiol Rev. 1996;76:1089–1107.
Barkan AL, Jaffe CA, Padmanabhan V. In vivo investigation of hypothalamic secretory activity. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 1997;8:105–111.
Bluetpajot MT, Epelbaum J, Gourdji D, et al. Hypothalamic and hypophyseal regulation of growth hormone secretion. Cell Mol Neurobiol. 1998;18:101–123.
Cohick WS, Clemmons DR. The insulin-like growth factors. Annu Rev Physiol. 1993;55:131–153.
Coleman DL. Obesity genes: Beneficial effects in heterozygous mice. Science. 1979;203:663–665.
Coppari R, Ramadori G, Elmquist JK. The role of transcriptional regulators in central control of appetite and body weight. Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab. 2009;5:160–166.
Cummings DE, Schwartz MW. Genetics and pathophysiology of human obesity. Annu Rev Med. 2003;54:453–471.
Etherton TD, Bauman DE. Biology of somatotropin in growth and lactation of domestic animals. Physiol Rev. 1998;78:745–761.
Flier JS. Obesity wars: Molecular progress confronts an expanding epidemic. Cell. 2004;116:337–350.
Kojima M, Kangawa K. Ghrelin: Structure and function. Physiol Rev. 2005;85:495–522.
Mayo KE, Godfrey PA, Suhr ST, et al. Growth hormone-releasing hormone: Synthesis and signaling. Recent Prog Horm Res. 1995;50:35–73.
Stewart CEH, Rotwein P. Growth, differentiation, and survival: Multiple physiological functions for insulin-like growth factors. Physiol Rev. 1996;76:1005–1026.
Coleman DL. Effects of parabiosis of obese with diabetes and normal mice. Diabetologia. 1973;9:294–298.
Coleman DL. Obese and diabetes: Two mutant genes causing diabetes-obesity syndromes in mice. Diabetologia. 1978;14:141–148.
Daughaday WH, Trivedi B. Absence of serum growth hormone binding protein in patients with growth hormone receptor deficiency (Laron dwarfism). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1987;84:4636–4640.
Hartman ML, Clayton PE, Johnson ML, et al. A low-dose euglycemic infusion of recombinant human insulin-like growth factor I rapidly suppresses fasting-enhanced pulsatile growth hormone secretion in humans. J Clin Invest. 1993;91:2453–2462.
Tartaglia LA, Dembski M, Weng X, et al. Identification and expression cloning of a leptin receptor, OB-R. Cell. 1995;83:1263–1271.
Thorner MO, Perryman RL, Cronin MJ, et al. Somatotroph hyperplasia: Successful treatment of acromegaly by removal of a pancreatic islet tumor secreting a growth hormone-releasing factor. Trans Assoc Am Physicians. 1982;95:177–187.
van de Wall E, Leshan R, Xu AW, et al. Collective and individual functions of leptin receptor modulated neurons controlling metabolism and ingestion. Endocrinology. 2008;149:1773–1785.
Zhang Y, Proenca R, Maffie M, et al. Positional cloning of the mouse obese gene and its human homologue. Nature. 1994;372:425–432.