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re·leas·ing fac·tors (RF),

1. any substance, usually of hypothalamic origin, capable of accelerating the rate of secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland;
2. factors required in the termination phase of either RNA biosynthesis or protein biosynthesis. Synonym(s): termination factor
3. colloquial shortened form for the HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors used as antihyperlipidemic agents, whose generic names end with the suffix statin. Synonym(s): statins

re·leas·ing fac·tors

(rĕ-lēs'ing fak'tŏrz)
1. Substances, usually of hypothalamic origin, capable of accelerating the rate of secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland.
2. Factors required in the termination phase of either RNA biosynthesis or protein biosynthesis.
Synonym(s): liberins, releasing hormone.
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