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Somatotropin-Releasing Hormone

Known as: Growth Hormone Releasing Factor 44, Growth Hormone Releasing Factor, GRF 1-44 
This protein belongs to the glucagon family and is a preproprotein that is produced in the hypothalamus. The preproprotein is cleaved to form a 44 aa… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Carbon monoxide (CO) is attracting increasing attention because of its role as a gasotransmitter with cytoprotective and… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Rho GTPases regulate the transcription factor SRF via their ability to induce actin polymerization. SRF activity responds to G… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS Visceral sensory information is transmitted to the brain through the afferent vagus nerve. Ghrelin, a peptide… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
Epidemiologic studies indicate that children exposed to early adverse experiences are at increased risk for the development of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Here we describe the cloning and initial characterization of a previously unidentified CRF-related neuropeptide, urocortin II… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Ghrelin, a novel 28 amino acid peptide found in hypothalamus and stomach, was recently identified as the endogenous ligand for… Expand
Review
1999
Review
1999
Dipeptidyl-peptidase IV (DPP IV/CD26) has a dual function as a regulatory protease and as a binding protein. Its role in the… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) is the principal neuroregulator of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis and plays… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
In humans, both aging and GH deficiency are associated with reduced protein synthesis, decreased lean body and bone mass, and… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The neuroregulation of growth hormone (GH) secretion is mediated in part by a stimulatory, GH-releasing factor (GRF) and an… Expand