growth hormone releasing factor

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growth′ hor`mone releas′ing fac`tor

a substance produced in the hypothalamus that regulates the release of growth hormone.
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8) And growth hormone releasing factor triggers the production of growth hormone.
Design and biological activity of analogs of growth hormone releasing factor with potential amphiphilic helical carboxyl termini.
Theratechnologies submitted an NDA to the FDA on 29 May 2009, for tesamorelin, an analogue of the growth hormone releasing factor, proposed for the treatment of excess abdominal fat in HIV-infected patients with lipodystrophy.
The company also confirmed that it has requested a meeting with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States to discuss advancing ThGRF (TH9507), an analogue of growth hormone releasing factor, into late-stage development.

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