Growth hormones

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&nbsp;Human growth hormones (hGH) aka somatotropin is a member of the group of hormones called somatotropes. It is a single chained amino acid. Following the release of growth hormone&nbsp;releasing factor&nbsp;from the hypothalamus, it stimulates grrowth in the vast majority of tissues in the body<sup>[1]</sup><span style="font-size: 13.28px;">.</span>  
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Human growth [[hormone|hormone]] (hGH) aka [[somatotropin|somatotropin]] is a member of the group of hormones called [[somatotropes|somatotropes]]. It is a single chained [[amino acid|amino acid]]. Following the release of [[growth hormone releasing factor|growth hormone releasing factor]] from the [[hypothalamus|hypothalamus]], it stimulates growth in the vast majority of [[tissue|tissues]] in the body<ref>Khan Academy. Regulation of growth hormone. 2018. [Cited 05/12/18}; available from: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat/biological-sciences-practice/biological-sciences-practice-tut/e/endocrine-system---passage-1</ref>.
  
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1. Khan Academy. Regulation of growth hormone. 2018. [Cited 05/12/18}; available from:&nbsp;https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat/biological-sciences-practice/biological-sciences-practice-tut/e/endocrine-system---passage-1
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Latest revision as of 21:14, 6 December 2018

Human growth hormone (hGH) aka somatotropin is a member of the group of hormones called somatotropes. It is a single chained amino acid. Following the release of growth hormone releasing factor from the hypothalamus, it stimulates growth in the vast majority of tissues in the body[1].

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  1. Khan Academy. Regulation of growth hormone. 2018. [Cited 05/12/18}; available from: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat/biological-sciences-practice/biological-sciences-practice-tut/e/endocrine-system---passage-1
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