Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH) and the GHRH Receptor

@article{LinSu2004GrowthHR,
  title={Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH) and the GHRH Receptor},
  author={Karen Lin‐Su and Michael P Wajnrajch},
  journal={Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={3},
  pages={313-323}
}
Linear growth in humans and other vertebrate organisms is highly dependent on growth hormone (GH), a polypeptide hormone produced by the somatotropes of the anterior pituitary gland. While the primary action of GH is to stimulate skeletal and visceral growth, it has important metabolic actions as well. It is an anabolic hormone that increases cellular amino acid incorporation into protein. It is also a lipolytic hormone, activating lipase and thereby mobilizing fat from adipose tissue. Lastly… Expand
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