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growth hormone

Post by Rainbow » Fri Nov 04, 2005 12:11 pm

hey, what are 2 advantages of producing growth hormone by genetically engineered cells???

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Post by mith » Fri Nov 04, 2005 12:51 pm

What do you thinK?
Here's a hint, it's better than using pig hormones.
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Post by canalon » Fri Nov 04, 2005 7:38 pm

another hint: creutzfeld jacob...
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Post by victor » Sat Nov 05, 2005 10:42 am

Canalon wrote:another hint: creutzfeld jacob...


You mean prion dissease??
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Post by canalon » Mon Nov 07, 2005 6:37 pm

exactly. In fact in the good old times some growth hormone was extracted from dead human brain. And some of the samples were contaminated with prions...
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Post by MrMistery » Mon Nov 07, 2005 6:56 pm

Oh my god! I have never heard of this. We could start a webpage called "medicine's greatest mistakes" with all of the things posted on this forum.
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