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Growth hormone

Growth hormone

(Science: endocrinology, hormone) polypeptide (191 amino acids) produced by anterior pituitary that stimulates liver to produce somatomedins 1 & 2. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans.A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that in essence promotes a wide range of activities in the body which stimulate growth. Generally, this will involve promoting protein synthesis, while the hormone also promotes the lengthening of bones which will help to provide support for the future growth of the organism.

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Re: How Genes/expression Determine Organism Shape

... - genetic regulation of organism's size: Imagine this: Gene1 = produces growth hormone Gene 1 allele A (which is a variant of this gene) - can make 100 units of hormone per ...

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Forum: Genetics
Topic: How Genes/expression Determine Organism Shape
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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... Feel free to respond! Would love to debate on answers! 1. The following hormones are easily detectable in the systemic blood EXCEPT: a. GH b. CRH ... inhibin levels d. an increased myometrial contraction. e. a rapid growth of her fetus.

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by ScrimmSphere
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... pain and/or death and/or disruption for forcible establishment or growth or survival of one’s beliefs is terrorism. Forcing religious order ... devoid of any afferent nervous connections and supplied by synthetic(hormone less)blood should show truly random EEG.Their is a universe inside ...

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by maunas
Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all
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Plant hormone experiment!

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by duherro
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Topic: Plant hormone experiment!
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Growth and Thyroid Hormone

1) Growth hormone and thyroid hormone both stimulate protein synthesis and osteoblast activity? My notes had somewhat similar ...

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by reyrey389
Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:26 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Growth and Thyroid Hormone
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