somatoliberin

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so·ma·to·lib·er·in

(sō'mă-tō-lib'ĕr-in),
A decapeptide released by the hypothalamus, which induces the release of human growth hormone (somatotropin). Compare: growth hormone-releasing hormone, luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing hormone.
[somatotropin + L. libero, to free, + -in]

somatoliberin

so·ma·to·lib·er·in

(sō'mă-tō-lib'ĕr-in)
A decapeptide released by the hypothalamus, which induces the release of human growth hormone (somatotropin).
Compare: bioregulator
Synonym(s): growth hormone-releasing factor, growth hormone-releasing hormone, somatotropin-releasing factor, somatotropin-releasing hormone.
[somato- + L. libero, to free, + -in]

so·ma·to·lib·er·in

(sō'mă-tō-lib'ĕr-in)
Decapeptide released by the hypothalamus, which induces the release of human growth hormone (somatotropin).
[somatotropin + L. libero, to free, + -in]
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Besides its classic effect on GH and IGF-1 secretion, growth hormone-releasing factor (GRF) is known to play a key and unique role in normal sleep regulation.
In the past decade, animal and human studies have confirmed the hypothesis according to which the growth hormone-releasing factor (GRF) rather than growth hormone (GH) is the slow wave sleep (SWS) inducing factor.
The first of its core products is ThGRF 1-44, a growth hormone-releasing factor analogue which may offer a solution in the treatment of muscle deconditioning.
Ling's work was also pivotal in the isolation and synthesis of human growth hormone-releasing factor, and he has led efforts to purify various insulin-like growth factors.

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