growth hormone-releasing factor

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Related to Growth hormone releasing hormone: somatostatin, Gonadotropin releasing hormone
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Noun1.growth hormone-releasing factor - a releasing factor that accelerates the secretion of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary body
releasing factor, releasing hormone, RF - a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland
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Ghrelin hormone increases the release of the growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) while reducing somatostatin release (Kaiya et al.
Group IV in addition to chemotherapy and ghrelin received growth hormone releasing hormone antagonist (GHRH antagonist).
It is associated with a possible resistance toward several hormones such as Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), Luteinizing hormone (LH), Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), Growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) that mediate their action through the G-protein-coupled receptors (3).
2003; 2006) also used plasmidbased technology to deliver growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) a releasing hormone for growth hormone to various animal species for screening toxicology and therapy.
0, the world's first approved growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) therapy for food animals, in New Zealand.
1) Hypersecretion of growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) is rare manifestation of NECT; however half of such cases are found with MEN-1.
The study was initiated to compare the performance of AEZS-130 against the then-available diagnostic growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) + Arginine (ARG) standard test.
This formula proves to be an analog of growth hormone releasing hormone, or GHRH.
Clinical applications of growth hormone releasing hormone.
During aging there are several changes which contribute to the decline in GH/IGF-I including changes in signal to the somatotrophs from growth hormone releasing hormone, somatostatin and other factors such as body composition, exercise, diet and sleep.

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