Antagonists of growth hormone-releasing hormone in oncology.

The development of antagonists of growth hormone (GH) - releasing hormone (GH-RH) is reviewed. GH-RH antagonists bind with a high affinity to pituitary receptors for GH-RH and inhibit the release of GH in vitro and in vivo. The main applications of GH-RH antagonists would be for tumor therapy. The antitumor effects of GH-RH antagonists are exerted in part… CONTINUE READING