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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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(37) Dale Bauman, Facts About Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin, DEP'T ANIMAL SCI., CORNELL UNIV., %20Bovine%20Somatotropin_v3.pdf (last visited Apr.
Milking frequency, estradiol cypionate, and somatotropin influence lactation and reproduction in dairy cows.
The FDA could provide guidance about the use of specific terms such as "GMO free" or "Non-GM verified," along with specifying the paperwork that is required to document such a claim, just as the agency did years ago for dairy products from cows not treated with the protein bovine somatotropin, better known as rBST.
However, somatotropine, cortisol, insulin, leptin, estrogen, progesterone and medroxyprogesterone [2], oxytocin, recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST), and thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH) also play important role as galactogogues (Table 1).
et al., 1997.--Acute effects of short-term feed deprivation and refeeding on circulating concentrations of metabolites, insulin-like growth factor i, insulin-like growth factor binding proteins, somatotropin, and thyroid hormones in adult geldings.
Somatotropin (or growth hormone; GH) is known to enhance the transport of amino acids across cell membranes, and also induces the release of fatty acids from adipose tissue, thus increasing the fatty acid concentration in body fluids.
Roller cited an overturned Vermont law requiring dairy farmers to disclose use of recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST) in producing milk products.
Lacey Swiss is an all-natural, reduced-fat cheese, made with milk from cows raised without the use of recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST) or other growth hormones.

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