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What is the function of human growth hormone?

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  1. It is responsible for normal growth of the muscles and skeleton.
  2. It increases protein anabolism (increases protein synthesis).
  3. It increases fat catabolism (increases lipolysis in adipose tissue).
  4. It opposes the secretions of insulin and thus increases the blood glucose level.
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