thyrotropic-releasing hormone

thyrotropic-releasing hormone
(= protirelin; TRH; thyroliberin; TRF)
Tripeptide (pyroGlu-His-Pro-NH2) that releases thyrotropin from the anterior pituitary by stimulating adenyl cyclase. May also have neurotransmitter and paracrine functions.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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