Other Names: TRH
Although TRH exhibits a variety of effects when administered to animals or humans, its physiological role appears to be to stimulate the release of thyrotropin and prolactin from the anterior pituitary. Reichlin, S.; et al., Annu. Rev. Physiol., 38, 389, (1976); Schally, AV.; et al., Annu. Rev. Biochem., 47, 89, (1978); Harbour, D.V.; et al., Biol. Psychiatry, 23, 797, (1988).