TITLE

somatotropin

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2026
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "somatotropin" is presented. It refers to the human growth hormone. It increases the rate of cell division and protein synthesis in growing tissues, mobilizes stored fats, and limits glucose production.
ACCESSION #
21245997

 

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