bovine growth hormone

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bovine growth hormone

n. Abbr. BGH or bGH
A hormone of cattle that regulates growth and milk production. A recombinant form (rBGH) produced by genetic engineering is administered to cows to increase milk production. Also called 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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