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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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The growth hormone of the pituitary gland.
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Under the agreement: * Monsanto is granted an exclusive commercial license under the University's patent estate, including access under a patent which expires in 2023, for the manufacture of bovine somatotropin.
Although somatotropin and its delivery to agriculturally important animals have created new paradigms in animal agriculture, the delivery of pST has typically relied on hypodermic needles and daily injections, which are inefficient, impractical, and economically ineffective.
Consumer Acceptability of Milk from Cows Treated with Bovine Somatotropin.
Growth hormone (GH), once called somatotropin, is the single most important hormone for normal growth in a developing child.
The bacteria then use the cow's genetic instructions to make something cows make naturally: bovine somatotropin (BST), a chemical that stimulates milk production.
Such a conflict is now being waged over the genetically-engineered recombinant bovine growth hormone (rbGH), also know as recombinant bovine somatotropin (rbST).
It does not contain the growth hormone BST - bovine somatotropin.
Pitman-Moore is currently undertaking a $50 million expansion program to produce Porcine Somatotropin, a drug designed to produce leaner meat in pork.
Implementation and continued operation of the computerized system of governance of the drugs in the registry Asl with particular reference to the hormone somatotropin.
Bovine somatotropin and lactation: from basic science to commercial application.
The European Union formed; the FDA approved the use of genetically engineered bovine somatotropin (rBST) in dairy cows to increase milk production; and Marc Andreeson developed Mosaic, which would become the main navigating system for the World Wide Web.
Bovine somatotropin for increasing milk production in dairy cows 144

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