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Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone

"Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 46 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2004 and 2008
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.