OBO ID: GO:0005183
Term Name: gonadotropin hormone-releasing hormone activity Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • GnRH activity
  • gonadotrophin hormone-releasing hormone activity
  • LH/FSH-RF
  • LHRH activity
  • luteinizing hormone-releasing factor activity
  • luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone activity
  • luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone releasing factor activity
Definition: The action characteristic of gonadotropin hormone-releasing hormone (GnRH), any of a family of decapeptide amide hormones that are released by the hypothalamus in response to neural and/or chemical stimuli. In at least mammals, upon receptor binding, GnRH causes the release of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) by the anterior pituitary. (3)
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Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
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