growth hormone releasing factor


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growth hormone releasing factor (GHRF)

A hormone used as a drug to test the function of pituitary growth hormone. A brand name is sermorelin (Geref).
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The company's lead compound, ThGRF, is an analogue of a natural hormone known as growth hormone releasing factor.
The name's initial letters also reference ghrelin's role as a growth hormone releasing factor.
Theratechnologies is supplying the test-drug, TH9507, which is a stabilized analog of human growth hormone releasing factor (GRF).
Theratechnologies submitted an NDA to the FDA on 29 May 2009, for tesamorelin, an analogue of the growth hormone releasing factor proposed for the treatment of excess abdominal fat in HIV patients with lipodystrophy.

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