bovine somatotrophin


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Related to bovine somatotrophin: bovine growth hormone, RBST, bovine somatotropin (BST)

bovine somatotrophin

A growth hormone given to cattle to increase their size. Doubts have been expressed as to the risks of the hormone, or some of its products, appearing in the milk.
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For example, bovine somatotrophin (BST), which is prohibited in the EU, is a growth hormone produced naturally, in very small amounts, in the pituitary glands of cows.
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