A peptide hormone secreted by the hypothalamus that stimulates secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone from the anterior pituitary gland.
The releasing hormone, secreted by the hypothalamus, that stimulates secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone by the anterior pituitary.
The hormone released from the hypothalamus. It interacts with the pituitary to produce ACTH. This hormone uses cyclic AMP for its second messenger.