growth hormone-releasing hormone
growth hormone-releasing hormone n a neuropeptide released by the hypothalamus that stimulates the release of growth hormone abbr. GHRH called also growth hormone-releasing factor

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  • Growth hormone releasing hormone — Protein Name=PAGENAME caption= Symbol=GHRH AltSymbols=GRF, GHRF HGNCid=4265 Chromosome=20 Arm=p Band= LocusSupplementaryData=12 or q11.2 q12 ECnumber= OMIM=139190 EntrezGene=2691 RefSeq=NM 021081 UniProt=P01286 PDB=Growth hormone releasing… …   Wikipedia

  • growth hormone–releasing hormone — (GH RH) a neuropeptide elaborated in the hypothalamus that binds to specific receptors on the somatotrophs of the adenohypophysis and stimulates the secretion of growth hormone. Called also somatocrinin, somatoliberin, and somatotropin releasing… …   Medical dictionary

  • Growth hormone releasing hormone receptor — The growth hormone releasing hormone receptor (GHRHR) is a G protein coupled receptor which binds growth hormone releasing hormone.cite journal | author = Gaylinn BD | title = Growth hormone releasing hormone receptor | journal = Recept. Channels …   Wikipedia

  • Growth hormone releasing hexapeptide — Chembox new ImageFile=GHRP 6.png ImageSize=200px IUPACName=L histidyl D tryptophyl L alanyl L tryptophyl D phenylalanyl L Lysinamide OtherNames=GHRP 6 Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=87616 84 0 PubChem=5486806 |SMILES=C [C@@H] (C(=O)N [C@@H]… …   Wikipedia

  • Releasing hormone — A releasing hormone or releasing factor is a hormone whose main purpose is to control the release of another hormone. The main releasing hormones secreted by the hypothalamus are:*Thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH), *Corticotropin releasing… …   Wikipedia

  • Releasing-Hormone — Releasing Hormone, auch Liberine, sind Neuropeptide, die in bestimmten Kerngebieten im Hypothalamus gebildet werden. Die Nerven enden in der Eminentia mediana (einem Neurohämalorgan am unteren Rand des Hypothalamus). Hier werden unter der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • growth hormone releasing factor — Biochem. a substance produced in the hypothalamus that regulates the release of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary gland. Abbr.: GRF * * * growth hormone releasing factor, a protein normally found in very small amounts in the hypothalamus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • releasing hormone — noun 1. a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland • Syn: ↑releasing factor, ↑RF • Hypernyms: ↑factor • Hyponyms: ↑growth hormone releasing factor, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • growth hormone-releasing factor — noun a releasing factor that accelerates the secretion of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary body • Syn: ↑GHRF • Hypernyms: ↑releasing factor, ↑releasing hormone, ↑RF …   Useful english dictionary

  • growth hormone releasing factor — growth′ hor mone releas′ing fac tor n. biochem. a substance produced in the hypothalamus that regulates the release of growth hormone …   From formal English to slang

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