Conversion of chondrocyte into osteogenic cells is caused by

Conversion of chondrocyte into
osteogenic cells is caused by ?
a) Insulin
b) IGF-1
c) Growth hormone
d) Thyroxine
Correct Answer - B:C
Ans. (C) Growth hormone (B) IGF-1
A specific effect of Growth Hormone (GH) on skeletal growth is to
convert chondrocytes into osteogenic cells, thus, causing specific
deposition of new bone.
This effect on bone growth is mediated by insulin like growth factor-l
(IGF-I).
Thus, conversion of chondrocytes into osteogenic cells :-
Caused by -+ growth hormone
Which is mediated by - IGF-1