bovine somatotropin

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bovine somatotropin

A 190-amino acid protein produced by the bovine pituitary, which evokes somatic growth (partially mediated by insulin-like growth factor) and increased milk production.
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Every pint of their ice cream has a label that states: "We oppose recombinant bovine growth hormone.
Other companies include the following label on their rBGH-free foods: "We oppose recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone.
In its first published evaluation of one of the most controversial animal drugs of the decade, the Food and Drug Administration has declared that dairy milk produced with the help of recombinant bovine growth hormone (BGH) is as safe to drink as the old-fashioned variety.
One of the first stories Jane tackled dealt with recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone, or rBGH.
Milk from cows treated with recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) produced by Monsanto and Eli-Lily & Co.
Oddly enough, one reason cows are eating more of each other these days has to do with recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH), a synthetic form of the controversial hormone the dairy industry is employing to stimulate milk production.

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