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Author Carr, D. ♦ Gomez-Pan, A. ♦ Weightman, D. R. ♦ Roy, V. C. ♦ Hall, R. ♦ Besser, G. M. ♦ Thorner, M. O. ♦ McNeilly, A. S. ♦ Schally, A. V. ♦ Kastin, A. J. ♦ Coy, D. H.
Source British Medical Journal (The BMJ)
Content type Text
Publisher British Medical Journal Publishing Group
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Abstract The hypothalamic tetradecapeptide growth hormone release inhibiting hormone (GH-RIH) blocked the thyrotrophin response to thyrotrophin-releasing hormone (TRH) in normal people and in patients with primary hypothyroidism. This inhibition was dose related. The TRH-induced prolactin release was not affected by GH-RIH. This dissociation of the thyrotrophin and prolactin responses to TRH by GH-RIH suggests that there are different mechanisms for release of thyrotrophin and prolactin and that only the former is affected by GH-RIH.
Description Citation Reference: British Medical Journal
ISSN 00071447
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1975-07-12
e-ISSN 14685833
Journal British Medical Journal (The BMJ)
Volume Number 3
Issue Number 5975
Page Count 3
Starting Page 67
Ending Page 69


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Source: British Medical Journal (The BMJ)