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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"Now the next person who uses human growth hormone thinks it's only a six-month ban."
Expression system for recombinant human growth hormone production from Bacillus subtilis.
GHRH, which is naturally produced by the brain's hypothalamus, appears to accomplish many of its beneficial effects by stimulating secretion of human growth hormone from the pituitary gland at the base of the brain.
In this case, Seattle television station KOMO reported that tour physicians were inappropriately prescribing human growth hormone (HGH).
Summary: A new test that can detect the use of human growth hormone for up to 21 days has been endorsed by international anti-doping officials, moving a step closer to a potential breakthrough against doping at next year's London Olympics.
Jason Demetriou captained Newton for the two games he played for Wakefield at the start of the season until he was given a two-year ban after testing positive for human growth hormone.
has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a new indication, the treatment of idiopathic short stature (ISS), for its human growth hormone Omnitrope.
New York, July 1(ANI): American golfer Tiger Woods has been interviewed by authorities investigating a Canadian doctor accused of distributing human growth hormone.
LONDON: A first positive test for human growth hormone (HGH) highlights the need for increased blood testing throughout the world, U.S.
PROLOR is using the exact same CTP peptide to extend the duration of action of otherprotein therapeutics, including human growth hormone (hGH-CTP) and interferon beta,with the aim of reducing the number of injections required for these chronicindications.

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