somatomammotropin

so·ma·to·mam·mo·tro·pin

(sō'mă-tō-mam'ō-trō'pin),
A peptide hormone, closely related to somatotropin in its biologic properties, produced by the normal placenta and by certain neoplasms.
[somato- + L. mamma, breast, + G. tropē, a turning, + -in]

so·ma·to·mam·mo·tro·pin

(sō'mă-tō-mam'ō-trō'pin)
A peptide hormone, closely related to somatotropin in its biologic properties, produced by the normal placenta and by certain neoplasms.
[somato- + L. mamma, breast, + G. tropē, a turning, + -in]

so·ma·to·mam·mo·tro·pin

(sō'mă-tō-mam'ō-trō'pin)
Peptide hormone, closely related to somatotropin in its biologic properties.
[somato- + L. mamma, breast, + G. tropē, a turning, + -in]
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Mammalian placental lactogen, also known as chorionic somatomammotropin is crucial in controlling the growth of mammary tissue during pregnancy and its release during pregnancy accounts for increased mammogenesis.
Chakrabarty, (114) the first gene patent was issued to the Regents of the University of California for recombinant DNA transfer vectors containing codons for human somatomammotropin and for human growth hormone.
14, 1982) (claiming a recombinant DNA transfer vector comprising codons for human chorionic somatomammotropin comprising a specific nucleotide sequence and a recombinant DNA transfer vector comprising codons for human growth hormone).
4] Human genes: PLAC4, placenta-specific 4; CSH1, chorionic somatomammotropin hormone 1 (placental lactogen); CGB, chorionic gonadotropin, beta polypeptide; CRH, corticotropin releasing hormone.
Choriocarcinoma in man: relationship of gynecomasia to chronic somatomammotropin and estrogens.
Abnormal adolescent primiparous pregnancy: association of race, human chorionic somatomammotropin production, and smoking.
The hormones secreted by the placenta are human chorionic gonadotropin, human chorionic somatomammotropins, human chorionic thyrotropin, placental progesterone, placental estrogen, and relaxin.