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lactogen

 [lak´to-jen]
any substance that enhances lactation.
human placental lactogen (HPL) (hPL) a hormone secreted by the placenta, which disappears from the blood immediately after delivery. It has lactogenic, luteotropic, and growth-promoting activity, and inhibits maternal insulin activity during pregnancy.

lac·to·gen

(lak'tō-jen),
An agent that stimulates milk production or secretion.
[lacto- + G. -gen, producing]

lactogen

/lac·to·gen/ (lak´to-jen) any substance that enhances lactation.
human placental lactogen  a hormone secreted by the placenta; it has lactogenic, luteotropic, and growth-promoting activity, and inhibits maternal insulin activity.

lactogen

[lak′təjən]
Etymology: L, lac + Gk, genein, to produce
a drug or other substance that enhances the production and secretion of milk. lactogenic, adj.

lac·to·gen

(lak'tō-jen)
An agent that stimulates milk production or secretion.
[lacto- + G. -gen, producing]

lactogen

any substance that enhances lactation.
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The enquiry report found that Nestle increased the prices of Lactogen and Cerelac by 38% and 32%, respectively over two years, which did not correspond to the increase in costs nor was based on any justifiable business reasons.
In addition, P4 and placental lactogen (CSH1) induce expression of serine protease inhibitor and calcium binding proteins (SERPIN (also known as UTMP) and STC1 in uterine GE.
well-recognised brands as: Nestle (comprising product brands Nan, Lactogen,
True gestational diabetes is mediated in large part by human placenta lactogen.
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Nestle sells infant formula and toddler milk in the country under the brands NAN and Lactogen, while Pfizer Nutrition under the brands S-26 and SMA.
Correlations between serum assays of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and human placental lactogen (hPL) and pre-eclampsia or intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) among nulliparas younger than 38 years.
It also acts on placental trophoblast cells by inducing differentiation into mature syncytiotrophoblast and stimulates its secretion of placental lactogen and chorionic gonadotropin (Baldwin 1992; Garcia-Lloret et al.
16) Other stains like [alpha]-fetoprotein, human chorionic gonadotropin, carcinoembryonic antigen, S100 protein, vimentin, epithelial membrane antigen, leukocyte common antigen, neuron-specific enolase, and human placental lactogen are not demonstrable in spermatocytic seminoma.
Serum concentrations of insulin-like growth factors and placental lactogen during gestation in cattle.
as: NAN, LACTOGEN, NESLAC, NUTREN, PEPTAMEN and POWERBAR.
Nestle supplies infant formula and toddler milk in Australia under the brands NAN and Lactogen.