Effect of Hypothalamic Extracts on Release of Growth Hormone in vitro

Andrew V. Schally, Sanford L. Steelman, Cyril Y. Bowers

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The pituitary incubation technique of Saffran and Schally was utihed for detection of factors affecting the release of growth hormone in vitro. Pituitary stalkmedian eminence extracts of porcine and bovine origin were shown to contain a growth hormone releasing factor (GRF).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)208-212
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - May 1965
Externally publishedYes


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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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