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Growth hormone releasing hormone

Introduction: Growth hormone releasing hormone

Description of Growth hormone releasing hormone

Growth hormone releasing hormone: Hypothalamic peptide that regulates the synthesis and secretion of GROWTH HORMONE in the anterior pituitary gland.
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Growth hormone releasing hormone: hypothalamic peptide that regulates the synthesis and secretion of growth hormone in the anterior pituitary gland.
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Growth hormone releasing hormone: A peptide of 44 amino acids in most species that stimulates the release and synthesis of GROWTH HORMONE. GHRF (or GRF) is synthesized by neurons in the ARCUATE NUCLEUS of the HYPOTHALAMUS. After being released into the pituitary portal circulation, GHRF stimulates GH release by the SOMATOTROPHS in the PITUITARY GLAND.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Growth hormone releasing hormone as an Organ

Growth hormone releasing hormone (organ): Growth hormone-releasing hormone is a hormone produced...more »

Growth hormone releasing hormone (organ): See Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (organ information).

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Terms Similar to Growth hormone releasing hormone:

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  • Growth Hormone-Releasing Factor
  • Somatocrinin
  • Somatotropin-Releasing Factor 44
  • Somatotropin-Releasing Hormone

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Hierarchical classifications of Growth hormone releasing hormone

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