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Compound Summary for: CID 638678

Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone

Also known as: protirelin; Thyroliberin; CHEBI:35940; Relefact TRH (TN); pGlu-His-Pro amide; L-Pyroglutamyl-L-histidyl-L-prolinamide; Lopremone
Molecular Formula: C16H22N6O4   Molecular Weight: 362.38368   InChIKey: XNSAINXGIQZQOO-SRVKXCTJSA-N
A tripeptide that stimulates the release of THYROTROPIN and PROLACTIN. It is synthesized by the neurons in the PARAVENTRICULAR NUCLEUS of the HYPOTHALAMUS. After being released into the pituitary portal circulation, TRH (was called TRF) stimulates the release of TSH and PRL from the ANTERIOR PITUITARY GLAND.   From: MeSH
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