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peptide hormones (pepˑ·tīd hōrˑ·mōnz),

n.pl water-soluble hormones comprised of a few amino acids that introduce a series of chemical reactions to change the cell's metabolism. Examples include hormones of the pituitary gland and parathyroid glands.
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com/research/35c38b/global_peptide) has announced the addition of the "Global Peptide Hormone Market & Pipeline Analysis " report to their offering.
The study found that when plants sense atmospheric CO2 levels rising, they increase their expression of a key peptide hormone called Epidermal Patterning Factor-2, EPF2.
IGF-I (insulin-like growth factor-I) is a peptide hormone, produced predominantly by the liver in response to pituitary GH (growth hormone), which is involved in a wide variety of physiological processes.
Ghrelin is a peptide hormone predominantly produced in the stomach and is known to enhance eating and weight gain.
Somatostatin, as a peptide hormone, slowdowns the function of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1), which both increase metabolism and led to weight loss.
It actually stimulates the release of the hunger-suppressing peptide hormone, CCK, and GLP1.
Cortisol and leptin are steroids, insulin is a peptide hormone.
Ghrelin is a circulating peptide hormone principally produced in stomach cells that has multiple physiological actions, including appetite stimulation and muscle-building (anabolic) effects.
Cholecystokinin (CCK) is the regulatory peptide hormone found primarily in the gastro-intestinal tract that works as a neurotransmitter throughout the nervous system.
Macri Technologies, which holds patents related to free beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (free Beta hCG), a peptide hormone recognized as a biomarker for trimester prenatal risk assessment.
The patent covers methods for the treatment of breast cancer by the administration of long-acting analogues of the peptide hormone oxytocin.
Cummings and his colleagues proposed that impairment of the secretion of ghrelin, an enteric peptide hormone, might be responsible for the profound appetite loss and changes in eating behavior exhibited by patients after bypass surgery (N.