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Growth hormone-releasing peptide and its analogues Novel stimuli to growth hormone release.

Abstract:

GHRPs are oligopeptides with GH-releasing effects in humans when given by either parenteral or oral routes; in addition, nonpeptide pharmacologic analogues have recently been synthesized. Although the exact mechanism of action of these agents has not been fully established, there is probably a dual site of action on both the pituitary and the hypothalamus, possibly involving regulatory factors in addition to GHRH and somatostatin. GHRPs and their analogues may have a potential role in the tre...

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Journal:
Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
43-49
Publication date:
1995-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-3061
ISSN:
1043-2760
URN:
uuid:773eea6a-801d-4b4b-83d8-f36e9d01bb00
Source identifiers:
138222
Local pid:
pubs:138222
Language:
English

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