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Growth Hormone

A polypeptide that is secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Growth hormone, also known as somatotropin, stimulates mitosis, cell differentiation and cell growth. Species-specific growth hormones have been synthesized.

Year introduced: 2003 (1966)

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Tree Number(s): D06.472.699.631.525.425, D12.644.548.691.525.425

MeSH Unique ID: D013006

Registry Number: 9002-72-6

Entry Terms:

  • Pituitary Growth Hormone
  • Somatotropin
  • Growth Hormone, Pituitary
  • Growth Hormone, Recombinant
  • Pituitary Growth Hormones, Recombinant
  • Recombinant Pituitary Growth Hormones
  • Recombinant Growth Hormones
  • Growth Hormones, Recombinant
  • Recombinant Growth Hormone
  • Somatotropins, Recombinant
  • Somatotropin, Recombinant
  • Recombinant Somatotropin
  • Growth Hormones Pituitary, Recombinant
  • Recombinant Somatotropins

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