A decapeptide that stimulates the synthesis and secretion of both pituitary gonadotropins, LUTEINIZING HORMONE and FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE. GnRH is produced by neurons in the septum PREOPTIC AREA of the HYPOTHALAMUS and released into the pituitary portal blood, leading to stimulation of GONADOTROPHS in the ANTERIOR PITUITARY GLAND. (mesh:D007987)



Synonym Reference Specificity
gonadotropin releasing hormone Exact
GnRH Exact
gonadotropin-releasing hormone Exact
Gnrh Exact
GnRh Exact
GNRH Exact
Gonadotropin releasing hormone Exact
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
HGNC:4420 GNRH2 isa
HGNC:4419 GNRH1 isa

Outgoing Relations

Relation Identifier Name
isa FPLX:Neuropeptides Neuropeptides