releasing hormone

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Synonyms for releasing hormone

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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A three-arm randomised controlled trial comparing Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) agonist long regimen versus GnRH agonist short regimen versus GnRH antagonist regimen in women with a history of poor ovarian response undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment: Poor responders intervention trial (PRINT).
Response to challenge with gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist in amother and her two sons with a constitutively activating mutation of the luteinizing hormone receptor a clinical research center study.
Doug Kern, VP, Business Development of VGX Animal Health, stated, "This is the first time a single dose of a plasmid-based growth hormone releasing hormone therapy has been directly compared to daily injections of growth hormone.
Jackson IM, Luo LG: Antidepressants inhibit the glucocorticoid stimulation of thyrotropin releasing hormone expression in cultured hypothalamic neurons.
The chemosensory inputs that mediate RRLH in mice are detected by the vomeronasal organ, and relayed via the accessory olfactory bulb, and the vomeronasal amygdala, to the hypothalamic gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons.
The hormone, gonadotropin inhibitory hormone (GnIH), has the opposite effect from gonadotropin releasing hormone, a key reproductive hormone.
EP-100 is a targeted membrane-disrupting peptide designed to seek and destroy cancer cells that overexpress luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) receptors on their surfaces.
It is already known that stress boosts levels of stress hormones - glucocorticoids such as cortisol - that inhibit the body's main sex hormone, gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH), and subsequently suppresses sperm count, ovulation and sexual activity.
During aging there are several changes which contribute to the decline in GH/IGF-I including changes in signal to the somatotrophs from growth hormone releasing hormone, somatostatin and other factors such as body composition, exercise, diet and sleep.
With the potential for large quantities of patches releasing hormone into the environment, he says, "you have to, in fact, be concerned.
The candidates include vaccines for human papilloma virus for the treatment of cervical cancer (VGX-3100) and avian influenza (VGX-3400), and a therapeutic based on human growth hormone releasing hormone (VGX-3200) for cancer related cachexia.
While investigating some of these synthetic drugs that stimulate the release of growth hormone, researchers discovered that several don't work through the brain's well-known triggering agent, which is called growth hormone releasing hormone.
The porcine-growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) application is presently undergoing pre-market regulatory review in Australia.