Stimulatory and inhibitory effects of neuropeptide Y on growth hormone secretion in acromegaly in vivo.

@article{Watanobe1997StimulatoryAI,
  title={Stimulatory and inhibitory effects of neuropeptide Y on growth hormone secretion in acromegaly in vivo.},
  author={Hajime Watanobe and Toru Tamura},
  journal={Neuropeptides},
  year={1997},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={29-34}
}
It has been reported that neuropeptide Y (NPY) affects growth hormone (GH) secretion in several animal species. With respect to the role of NPY in regulating GH release in humans, one previous study has reported that NPY inhibited GH secretion from cultured GH-secreting pituitary adenoma cells in vitro. However, since it has yet to be explored whether NPY… CONTINUE READING