human growth hormone


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human growth hormone

(HGH): see growth hormonegrowth hormone
or somatotropin
, glycoprotein hormone released by the anterior pituitary gland that is necessary for normal skeletal growth in humans (see protein).
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By reducing the dosing frequency to just one injection every week, our longer-acting human growth hormone has the potential to improve the lives of the many individuals with growth hormone deficiency," said Dr.
Over a one-year period, she and her colleagues from Southampton University measured growth and metabolic rates, body fat levels and lean body mass of 37 children, 18 of whom received daily injections of recombinant human growth hormone.
Recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) products are currently approved to treat multiple growth disorders, including pediatric hormone deficiency, Turner Syndrome, chronic renal insufficiency, idiopathic short stature, Prader-Willi Syndrome, short children born small for gestational age, genetic SHOX abnormalities, as well as adult disorders of growth hormone deficiency, short bowel syndrome and muscle wasting in patients with HIV.
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Human growth hormone, normally secreted by the pituitary gland, not only fuels children's growth but also helps promote leanness in adults by spurring cells to use stored fat for fuel.
Previously reported data from the company's Phase II trial of hGH-CTP in growth hormone deficient adults showed that a single weekly injection has the potential to reduce the required dosing frequency of human growth hormone from the current standard of one injection per day to a single weekly injection.
Containing fewer than one-fourth the amino acids of human growth hormone, GHRF is much simpler to make.
22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, the first North American professional athlete, a minor league baseball player for the Colorado Rockies, tested positive for HGH - Human Growth Hormone.
Short-statured youngsters receiving human growth hormone treatments appear at increased risk of developing leukemia, preliminary data suggest.

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