Somatostatin

Abstract

1. Somatostatin (SRIF) exerts diverse physiological actions in the body including regulation of hormone and neurotransmitter release and neuronal firing activity. Analogs of SRIF are used clinically to treat tumors and cancers and to block the hypersecretion of growth hormone in acromegaly. 2. The recent cloning of five SRIF receptor subtypes has allowed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02071127

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@article{Reisine1995Somatostatin, title={Somatostatin}, author={Terry David Reisine}, journal={Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology}, year={1995}, volume={15}, pages={597-614} }