Myotrophin

Myotrophin®

Mecasermin, rhIGF-1 Neurology A recombinant orphan drug for treating ALS. See Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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Expression of silicatein and collagen genes in the marine sponge Suberites domuncula is controlled by silicate and myotrophin.
Molecular mechanism of spicule formation in the demosponge Suberites domuncula: silicatein - collagen - myotrophin.
Krasko A, Lorenz B, Batel R, Schroder HC, Muller IM, Muller WE (2000) Expression of silicatein and collagen genes in the marine sponge Suberites domuncula is controlled by silicate and myotrophin.
The acne medicine Myotrophin is believed by some [the studies differ) to reduce the effects of ALS to cells with more efficacy than creatine.
said that results of a nine-month clinical trial of 266 ALS patients showed the drug Myotrophin was the first treatment to slow progression of the disease.
chose UAMS Medical Center as one of eight hospitals to participate in a year-long, second-phase clinical trial of the drug Myotrophin in treatment of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease).