releasing factor

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Synonyms for releasing factor

a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland

any of several hormones produced in the hypothalamus and carried by a vein to the anterior pituitary gland where they stimulate the release of anterior pituitary hormones

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Role of stress, corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF) and amygdala plasticity in chronic anxiety.
Urocortins and corticotropin releasing factor type 2 receptors in the hypothalamus and the cardiovascular system.
Role of corticotropin releasing factor receptor subtype 1 in stress-related functional colonic alterations: implications in irritable bowel syndrome.
Currently, the applications for tesamorelin, a growth-hormone releasing factor, are under review with regulatory agencies in Canada, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, added the company.
Design and biological activity of analogs of growth hormone releasing factor with potential amphiphilic helical carboxyl termini.
El resultado directo es un aumento en la liberacion de glucocorticoides y en el Factor Liberador de Corticotropina (Corticotropin Releasing Factor, CRF) [12], el cual disminuye la contrarregulacion derivada de la accion del receptor de glucocorticoide [9], los cuales se encargan de la normalizacion de la actividad despues de la despolarizacion por medio de acciones en la membrana y en los receptores nucleares [16].
The Phase 2 trial, which involved 150 patients experiencing a major depressive episode, found no benefit for patients treated with the experimental drug, a corticotropin releasing factor (CRF1) receptor antagonist called GSK561679.
Metabolic effects of a growth hormone- releasing factor in patients with HIV.
In this study, the multiply charged ions were generated using four peptide standards; Porcine Growth Hormone Releasing Factor (GRF) FW:5108.
In addition, NA stimulation is associated with the lightening of types of sleep other than REM and increased levels of corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF).
Their topics include the life cycle of depression, considerations of cognitive, psychodynamic, and cognitive-behavioral theories, the role of development and its implications in childhood and adolescent depression, developments in psychodynamic development psychopathology such as complex developmental pathways, and the integration of psychology and neurobiology in such treatment tools as corticotropin releasing factor.
The company also confirmed that it has requested a meeting with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States to discuss advancing ThGRF (TH9507), an analogue of growth hormone releasing factor, into late-stage development.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies (La Jolla, CA) has patented a G-protein-coupled receptor proteins (CRF-R) characterized by having sufficient binding affinity for corticotropin releasing factor (CRF) such that concentrations of 10 nM of CRF occupy 50% of the binding sites of said receptor protein.
Stress increases Corticotropin Releasing Factor (CRF) and Proopiomelanocortin (POCM) release.
Note: CRF - corticotropin releasing factor; TRH - thyrotropin releasing hormone; GHRF - growth hormone releasing factor, SOM-somatostatin; ACTH-adrenocorticotropin; GH - growth hormone; LH - leutinizing hormones; FSH - follicle-stimulating hormone; PRL - prolactin; NK - natural killer cell; IFN - interferon; IL - interleukin