Which of the following action of GH is mediated by IGF-1-

Which of the following action of GH is
mediated by IGF-1
a) Lipolysis
b) decreases insulin
c) Antilipolysis
d) Na* retention
Correct Answer - C
Ans. (C) Antilipolysis
The actions of growth hormone-mediated via IGF-1 (somatomedin-
C) are the indirect effects of growth hormone.
These include

  • antilipolytic activity
  • insulin-like activity
  • protein synthesis
  • epiphyseal growth