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Growth hormone (GH) is a protein-based peptide hormone. It stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans and other animals. Growth hormone is a 191-amino acid, single-chain polypeptide that is synthesized, stored, and secreted by the somatotroph cells within the lateral wings of the anterior pituitary gland.
Researchers find genetic variation linked to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure

Researchers find genetic variation linked to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure

Scientists identify genetic variation that promotes longevity in men

Scientists identify genetic variation that promotes longevity in men

Endocrine Society invites applications for inaugural John D. Baxter Prize

Endocrine Society invites applications for inaugural John D. Baxter Prize

Study provides deeper understanding into genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders

Study provides deeper understanding into genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders

Kopchicks' $10.5 million gift to fund student fellowships at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School

Kopchicks' $10.5 million gift to fund student fellowships at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

Biomedical scientist receives DOD grant to study how early pregnancy reduces breast cancer risk

Biomedical scientist receives DOD grant to study how early pregnancy reduces breast cancer risk

Newly-identified autoimmune endocrine disease is caused by thymomas, study finds

Newly-identified autoimmune endocrine disease is caused by thymomas, study finds

Quality of diet and multi-dimensional exercise training regimen can improve fitness

Quality of diet and multi-dimensional exercise training regimen can improve fitness

Medical experts issue new clinical guidelines for managing and treating short children

Medical experts issue new clinical guidelines for managing and treating short children

Adolescent obesity may lead to irreparable bone damage

Adolescent obesity may lead to irreparable bone damage

Endocrine Society issues new guidelines on hypopituitarism

Endocrine Society issues new guidelines on hypopituitarism

Japanese researchers identify mechanism for hormone that limits liver fibrosis

Japanese researchers identify mechanism for hormone that limits liver fibrosis

CNS experts create new research-based guidelines for evaluation and treatment of NFPAs

CNS experts create new research-based guidelines for evaluation and treatment of NFPAs

Study looks at criminal element of performance enhancing drug market among bodybuilders

Study looks at criminal element of performance enhancing drug market among bodybuilders

AgriLife scientists examine role of ghrelin receptor in age-related adipose tissue inflammation in mice

AgriLife scientists examine role of ghrelin receptor in age-related adipose tissue inflammation in mice

Some WADA-banned substances may have potential medical applications

Some WADA-banned substances may have potential medical applications

MIT researchers develop portable device to manufacture biopharmaceuticals on demand

MIT researchers develop portable device to manufacture biopharmaceuticals on demand

Lifting lighter weights many times can be effective alternative way to gain muscle strength

Lifting lighter weights many times can be effective alternative way to gain muscle strength

Adjunct therapy with human growth hormone in IVF shows no apparent benefit in women

Adjunct therapy with human growth hormone in IVF shows no apparent benefit in women