somatrem (Protropin)

was MH (1997-2002), demoted; an analog of the synthetic human growth hormone (human somatropin) in which a methionyl amino-acid residue is added. It may be produced in bacteria from recombinant DNA. It is used in therapy for growth hormone deficiency. Do not confuse somatrem with sometribove (methionyl bovine somatotropin).
Also Known As:
Protropin; Hoffmann-La Roche brand of somatrem; N alpha-acetyl methionyl human growth hormone; growth hormone, human methionyl; methionyl human growth hormone; somatotropin, N-L-methionyl-
Networked: 18 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 3 trials/studies)

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Drug Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Turner Syndrome (Turner's Syndrome)
2. Pituitary Dwarfism
3. Malnutrition
4. Glucose Intolerance
5. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Oxandrolone (Anavar)
2. Met-human growth hormone
3. Human Growth Hormone (Saizen)
4. Recombinant DNA (Recombinant DNA Research)
5. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin)
6. Nitrogen
7. Hormones
8. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Parenteral Nutrition