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secretagogue

 [se-krēt´ah-gog]
1. causing a flow of secretion.
2. an agent that so acts.

se·cre·ta·gogue

(se-krē'tă-gog), Avoid the misspelling secretogogue.
An agent that promotes secretion; for example, acetylcholine, gastrin, secretin.
[secreta + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

secretagogue

/se·cret·a·gogue/ (se-krēt´ah-gog) stimulating secretion, or an agent that so acts.

secretagogue

(sĭ-krē′tə-gôg′, -gŏg′)
n.
A hormone or another agent that causes or stimulates secretion.

secretagogue

[sikrē′təgog′]
any agent that induces exocrine, endocrine, or paracrine secretion.

se·cre·ta·gogue

, secretogogue (sĕ-krētă-gog, -tŏ-gog)
An agent that promotes secretion (e.g., acetylcholine, gastrin, secretin).
[secreta + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

se·cre·ta·gogue

, secretogogue (sĕ-krētă-gog, -tŏ-gog)
Agent that promotes secretion.
[secreta + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

secretagogue

1. causing a flow of secretion.
2. an agent that stimulates secretion.
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Ghrelin is a brain-gut peptide that has been isolated as an endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue receptor in the rat stomach (Kojima et al.
It has been shown that growth hormone secretagogue when administered to young mice in a dose of 5-10 mg/kg orally for 3weeks, increased peripheral lymphocyte count13.
Modified from Management and therapy of dry eye disease: Report of the management and therapy subcommittee of the international dry eye workshop (2007) (1) Table 2 Level Treatment 1 Education and environmental/dietary modifications Elimination of offending systemic medications Artificial tear substitutes, gels/ointments Eyelid therapy 2 If level 1 treatments are inadequate, add: Anti-inflammatories Tetracyclines (for meibomianitis) Punctal plugs Secretagogues Moisture chamber spectacles 3 If level 2 treatments are inadequate add: Serum Contact lenses Permanent punctal occlusion 4 If level 3 treatments are inadequate add: Systemic anti-inflammatory agents Surgery
The report provides comprehensive information on the Growth Hormone Secretagogue Receptor Type 1 (GHS-R or GH-Releasing Peptide Receptor or GHRP or Ghrelin Receptor or GHSR), targeted therapeutics, complete with analysis by indications, stage of development, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Ghrelin: discovery of the natural endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue receptor.
Des-acyl ghrelin induces food intake by a mechanism independent of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor," Endocrinology, vol.
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La estructura primaria de la grelina consiste de una cadena de 28 aminoacidos con la siguiente secuencia: GSSFLSPEHQRVQQRKESKKPPAKLQPR, (40) ha sido descrita como el ligando del receptor secretagogo de la hormona de crecimiento (GHS-R, del ingles Growth Hormone Secretagogue Receptor)?
Causes of absolute insulin excess include excessive or ill-timed insulin secretagogue or insulin, or decreased insulin clearance as in renal failure; relative insulin excess occurs when the prevailing insulin is not matched by glucose delivery (exogenous), utilization, or production (1).
The morphology of the cells treated with the phenols shows a lower degree of degranulation than that of secretagogue samples.
Ghrelin and des-octanoyl ghrelin promote adipogenesis directly in vivo by a mechanism independent of the type 1a growth hormone secretagogue receptor.

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