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somatotropin

 [so´mah-to-tro″pin]
growth hormone. adj., adj somatotro´pic.

so·ma·to·tro·pin

(sō'mă-tō-trō'pin), Do not confuse this word with somatropin.
A protein hormone of the anterior lobe of the pituitary, produced by the acidophil cells, which promotes body growth, fat mobilization, and inhibition of glucose use; diabetogenic when present in excess; a deficiency of somatotropin is associated with a number of types of dwarfism (type III is an X-linked disorder).
[for somatotrophin, fr. somato- + G. trophē nourishment; corrupted to -tropin and reanalyzed as fr. G. tropē, a turning]

somatotropin

(sə-măt′ə-trō′pĭn, sō′mə-tə-) also

somatotrophin

(-trō′fĭn)

somatotropin

Growth hormone, see there.

so·ma·to·tro·pin

, somatotropic hormone (sōmă-tō-trōpin, -trōpik hōrmōn)
A protein hormone of the anterior lobe of the pituitary, produced by the acidophil cells, which promotes body growth, fat mobilization, and inhibition of glucose utilization; diabetogenic when present in excess; a deficiency of somatotropin is associated with a number of types of dwarfism.
Compare: bioregulator
Synonym(s): growth hormone, pituitary growth hormone.
[fr. somato- + G. trophē nourishment; corrupted to -tropin and reanalyzed as fr. G. tropē, a turning]

somatotropin

Growth hormone produced by recombinant DNA techniques (genetic engineering) and used to treat growth defects. Brand names are Genotropin, Humatrope, Norditropin, Saizen and Zomacton.

so·ma·to·tro·pin

, somatotropic hormone (sōmă-tō-trōpin, -trōpik hōrmōn)
Protein hormone of anterior lobe of pituitary, produced by acidophil cells, which promotes body growth, fat mobilization, and inhibition of glucose use.
Synonym(s): growth hormone.
[fr. somato- + G. trophē nourishment; corrupted to -tropin and reanalyzed as fr. G. tropē, a turning]
References in periodicals archive ?
(48) See Report on the Food and Drug Administration '.r Review of the Safety of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin, FDA, https://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/ProductSafetv'Information/ucm 130321.h tm (last updated Oct.
Comparisons of Serum Somatotropin, 3,5,3_-Triiodothyronine, Thyroxine, Total Protein and Free Fatty Acid Levels in Newborn Sakiz Lambs Separated from or Suckling Their Dams.
Melnyk, Recombinant bovine somatotropin: challenging Canada's science-based regulatory system and the emergence of post-normal science [Doctoral, thesis], Department of Sociology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 2005.
However, some studies have suggested that in rainbow trout somatotropin stimulates repartitioning (i.e., greater retention of ingested nitrogen and increased protein synthesis rates) in a similar way to that which occurs in cattle treated with somatotropin (Garber et al.
Voluntary labeling of milk and milk products from cows that have not been treated with recombinant bovine somatotropin. 1994.
Bovine growth hormone (bGH) or Somatotropin, a peptide hormone of anterior pituitary gland, increases rate of protein synthesis and mobilization of fatty acids; and decreases the rate of glucose utilization (Bauman, 1992).
CAPUCO AV, Keys JE, SMITH JJ (1989) Somatotropin increase Thyroxin 5-monodeiodinase activity in lactating mammary tissue of the cow.
In Japan, generic drug company Sandoz, a business unit of Swiss innovator, Novartis, has received marketing approval of Japan's first therapeutic biosimilar, Somatropin BS, the recombinant human growth hormone, somatotropin. Sandoz also received market authorization for Omnitrope (somatotropin) in Canada, where it is the first biosimilar of a previously approved recombinant drug to be approved by Health Canada under the Information and Submission Requirements for Subsequent Entry Biologics' provisions.
Influence of body condition and bovine somatotropin on estrous behavior, reproductive performance, and concentrations of serum somatotropin and plasma fatty acids in postpartum Brahman-influenced cows.
To increase milk production, the majority of dairy farmers give their cows injections of rBST (recombinant bovine somatotropin, an artificial growth hormone).
A study sponsored by recombinant bovine somatotropin (rbST) manufacturer Elanco, a division of Eli Lilly and Company, has found that the growth hormone, the supplement approved by the U.S.
That's because all milk--even organic milk--contains minuscule amounts of bovine somatotropin (BST), also known as bovine growth hormone (BGH), produced naturally by the pituitary glands of cows.

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