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Human Growth Hormone

"Human Growth Hormone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A 191-amino acid polypeptide hormone secreted by the human adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR), also known as GH or somatotropin. Synthetic growth hormone, termed somatropin, has replaced the natural form in therapeutic usage such as treatment of dwarfism in children with growth hormone deficiency.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Human Growth Hormone" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Human Growth Hormone" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 365 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 25 publications in 2010
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.