inhibitory hormone


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inhibitory hormone

Any of a group of substances limiting the release of hormones from the pituitary. Somatostatin, which inhibits the release of growth hormone, is included in this group.
See also: hormone
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AND TSUTSUI, K., 2005.A novel G protein-coupled receptor for gonadotropin- inhibitory hormone in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica): identification, expression and binding activity.

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