Plasma growth hormone secretion during constant growth hormone-releasing factor infusion.

Abstract

Synthetic human pancreatic growth hormone-releasing factor (hpGRF-44) was infused intravenously at a constant rate of 2.5 micrograms/min for 180 minutes in 3 normal boys of short stature. Plasma GH levels reached a peak at 60-120 min with a mean value (+/- SEM) of 69.1 +/- 14.3 ng/ml, and then, declined gradually in spite of continuous hpGRF-44 infusion up… (More)

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