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Growth Deceleration

November 11, 2012 By arne hendriks 0

Adult size isn’t just determined by how fast we grow. It depends also, and perhaps foremost, on how and when this growth stops. Somatic growth results from both cell proliferation (hyperplasia) and cell enlargement (hypertrophy).┬áIn mammals, somatic growth is rapid in embryonic and early postnatal…