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Growth Hormone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Growth Hormone
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.631.525.425
D12.644.548.691.525.425
Unique ID
D013006
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013006
Annotation
despite X ref, coord with RECOMBINANT PROTEINS for recombinant somatotropin; HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE is also available
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Growth Hormone, Pituitary
Growth Hormone, Recombinant
Growth Hormones Pituitary, Recombinant
Pituitary Growth Hormone
Pituitary Growth Hormones, Recombinant
Recombinant Growth Hormone
Recombinant Growth Hormones
Recombinant Pituitary Growth Hormones
Recombinant Somatotropins
Somatotropin
Somatotropin, Recombinant
Somatotropins, Recombinant
Registry Number
9002-72-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Somatotropin
See Also
Receptors, Somatotropin
Public MeSH Note
2003; see SOMATOTROPIN 1966-2002; for GROWTH HORMONE, RECOMBINANT see SOMATOTROPINS, RECOMBINANT 1997-2002
History Note
2003 (1966)
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Growth Hormone Preferred
Growth Hormone, Recombinant Narrower
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