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Growth hormone-releasing hormone: not only a neurohormone

Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 05/03/2011

G rowth hormone–releasing hormone (GHRH) is mostly thought to act by stimulating the production and release of growth hormone from the pituitary. The findings extend the role of GHRH and its analogs beyond its accepted regulation of somatotropic activity and indicate new possibilities for therapeutic intervention.