somatotrophin


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somatotrophin

 [so´mah-to-tro″fin]
growth hormone. adj., adj somatotroph´ic.

somatotrophin

/so·ma·to·tro·phin/ (-tro″fin) growth hormone.

somatotropin, somatotrophin

growth hormone. See also pituitary.
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The ban on the synthetic hormone bovine somatotrophin (BST) was first imposed in 1993.
The New Year was hardly a week old when a 21-year-old Chinese swimmer, Yuan Yuan, was stopped by Australian custom officials at Sydney Airport en route to the World Championships and found to have enough of the growth hormone Somatotrophin to supply a full team.
Bovine growth hormone, also known as BGH or recombinant Bovine Somatotrophin (rBST), is a genetically-engineered synthetic drug which makes cows produce 20 to 25 percent more milk.

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