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prohormone

[′prō‚hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
The precursor of a hormone.
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Among the visitors were representatives from Weider Nutrition International, a leading pro-hormone producer in Utah which last year was fined $400,000 by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for making false claims about some of its weight-loss products.
Lichten is not alone in sounding the alarm regarding this crucial but underappreciated pro-hormone.
Hectorol is a unique pro-hormone vitamin D2 analog formulation indicated for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with CKD stages 3, 4, and 5.
Hectorol(R), a novel pro-hormone vitamin D2 analog, currently approved for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in dialysis patients in the United States, is now approved for the treatment of SHPT that develops in the earlier stages (Stages 3 and 4 CKD) prior to dialysis.
5 mcg Capsules is the first oral pro-hormone Vitamin D2 analog therapy for early treatment of SHPT in pre-dialysis Stages 3 and 4 CKD.
We are enthusiastic about this new indication for Hectorol(R) Capsules as it provides physicians and patients with the first oral pro-hormone vitamin D2 analog therapy for early treatment of SHPT in pre-dialysis patients, a large population with significant unmet medical needs.
As announced in July 2003, SynX obtained a worldwide license to the Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) marker NT-proBNP (N-terminal pro-hormone brain natriuretic peptide) from Roche Diagnostics to develop a test for the point-of-care market.
announced today that SYN X has been granted a non-exclusive world- wide license in the field of point-of-care diagnostics under patent rights of Roche Diagnostics Diagnostics(1) relating to the development, manufacturing and marketing of immunoassays for point-of-care diagnostics that detect the congestive heart failure (CHF) marker NT-proBNP (N-terminal pro-hormone brain natriuretic peptide).
TSX:SYY) announced today that SYN X has been granted a non- exclusive worldwide license under patent rights of Roche Diagnostics relating to the development, manufacture and marketing of immunoassays for point-of- care diagnostics that detect congestive heart failure (CHF) marker NT- proBNP (N-terminal pro-hormone brain natriuretic peptide).
In addition, NEXT Proteins manufacturers no products containing banned substances such as ephedra, or pro-hormone substances such as androstenedione -- making there products suitable for use by all professional athletes.
Prior to their ban, pro-hormones grew 35% in 2003, leading one to believe sports supplement sales overall would be significantly higher if pro-hormones were still on the market.