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Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) Summary

Description: A polypeptide that is secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Growth hormone, also known as somatotropin, stimulates mitosis, cell differentiation and cell growth. Species-specific growth hormones have been synthesized.

Also Known As: Somatotropin; Recombinant Somatotropins; Growth Hormone, Pituitary; Growth Hormones Pituitary, Recombinant; Pituitary Growth Hormones, Recombinant; Recombinant Growth Hormones; Recombinant Pituitary Growth Hormones; Somatotropins, Recombinant; Growth Hormones, Recombinant; Recombinant Somatotropin; Growth Hormone, Recombinant; Pituitary Growth Hormone; Recombinant Growth Hormone; Somatotropin, Recombinant

Networked: 10911 relevant articles (304 outcomes, 978 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Growth Hormone is Relevant

  1. Acromegaly : 47 outcomes 81 studies in 1145 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 16 outcomes 52 studies in 792 results
  3. Adenoma (Adenomas) : 16 outcomes 38 studies in 483 results
  4. Pituitary Neoplasms (Pituitary Adenoma) : 15 outcomes 58 studies in 775 results
  5. Turner Syndrome (Turner's Syndrome) : 14 outcomes 54 studies in 436 results
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Drugs Related to Growth Hormone

  1. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1)
  2. Insulin (Novolin)
  3. Glucose (Dextrose)
  4. Hormones
  5. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor)
  6. Prolactin
  7. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)
  8. Octreotide (Sandostatin)
  9. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
  10. Oxandrolone (Anavar)
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Therapies Related to Growth Hormone

  1. Transplants (Transplant)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Length of Stay
  4. Radiotherapy
  5. Injections
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