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Initial characterization of the GH-IGF axis and nutritional status of the Ati Negritos of the Philippines



Initial characterization of the GH-IGF axis and nutritional status of the Ati Negritos of the Philippines



Clinical Endocrinology Oxford 51(6): 741-747



The Ati Negritos are a Pygmy-like aboriginal population from the Philippines with physical characteristics of short stature, dark skin and woolly, kinked hair. Their final height, components of their GH-IGF axis and various nutritional markers are described. Auxological data and sera for the components of the GH-IGF axis and nutritional parameters were collected from 9 adult Ati Negritos in their native environment and 10 Filipinos in Sydney.

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DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2265.1999.00877.x



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