Growth hormone releasing factors

Davies, R. R.; Johnston, D. G.
January 1987
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan1987, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
The author comments on a study by N. Ling and co-workers which deals with attempts at extracting and sequencing human growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH). The researchers successfully isolated both a 44 and a 40 amino acid peptide from 1032 human pituitary stalk-hypothalamic median eminences which had been preserved by freezing. The author also reviews data in literature about GHRH deficiency.


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