somatotropin


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somatotropin:

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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somatotropin

[‚sō·mə′tä·trə·pən]
(biochemistry)
The growth hormone of the pituitary gland.
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However, others recorded a significant decrease of RBC count in lactating cows, following treatment with recombinant bovine somatotropin (10).
Effects of bovine somatotropin and thyroid hormone status on hormone levels, body weight gain, and mohair fiber growth of Angora goats.
1999), who reported that this concentration of bovine somatotropin had the greatest effect on the growth of hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus' O.
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.
ABSTRACT: Bovine somatotropin is a growth hormone found in cattle.
RECOMBINANT BOVINE SOMATOTROPIN (BST), AN ALTERNATIVE TO INCREASE THE PRODUCTIVITY OF SHEEP
In Japan, Sandoz, the generic drug subsidiary of Swiss innovator Novartis, has gained marketing approval of Japan's first therapeutic biosimilar, Somatropin BD, the recombinant human growth hormone somatotropin.
Cows are injected with Bovine Somatotropin (rBST), a growth hormone that forces their udders to overproduce milk.
For example, the agency approved a dubious female condom after being informed by the secretary of Health and Human Services that it was a "feminist product" and that delay was not acceptable; and at Kessler's direction, FDA officials went to extraordinary lengths to look for reasons not to approve biotechnology-derived bovine somatotropin, a veterinary drug, because Vice President A1 Gore considered it to be politically incorrect.
In Japan, generic drug company Sandoz, a business unit of Swiss innovator, Novartis, has received marketing approval of Japan's first therapeutic biosimilar, Somatropin BS, the recombinant human growth hormone, somatotropin.

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