Growth Hormone-Releasing Peptides and Their Analogs

@article{Camanni1998GrowthHP,
  title={Growth Hormone-Releasing Peptides and Their Analogs},
  author={F. Camanni and E. Ghigo and E. Arvat},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology},
  year={1998},
  volume={19},
  pages={47-72}
}
  • F. Camanni, E. Ghigo, E. Arvat
  • Published 1998
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology
  • Growth hormone-releasing peptides (GHRPs) are a series of hepta (GHRP-1)- and hexapeptides (GHRP-2, GHRP-6, Hexarelin) that have been shown to be effective releasers of GH in animals and humans. More recently, a series of nonpeptidyl GH secretagogues (L-692,429, L-692,585, MK-0677) were discovered using GHRP-6 as a template. Some cyclic peptides as well as penta-, tetra-, and pseudotripeptides have also been described. This review summarizes recent developments in our understanding of the GHRPs… CONTINUE READING
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