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Growth Hormone-Releasing Peptides

Handbook of Physiology, The Endocrine System, Hormonal Control of Growth

  1. Cyril Y. Bowers

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070510

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Bowers, C. Y. 2011. Growth Hormone-Releasing Peptides. Comprehensive Physiology. 267–297.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Chemistry
    • 1.1
      Peptides
    • 1.2
      Peptides and Partial Peptides
    • 1.3
      Nonpeptides
  • 2
    Biological Actions
    • 2.1
      In Vitro
    • 2.2
      In Vivo
  • 3
    Mechanism of Action
    • 3.1
      Receptor
    • 3.2
      Postreceptor
  • 4
    Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
  • 5
    Clinical Effects: 1989–1998
    • 5.1
      Synergism
    • 5.2
      Pulsatile Secretion, Desensitization, and Upregulation
  • 6
    Future Prospects