Growth Hormone (GH) Molecule
Growth Hormone (GH) Molecule Synonym Name
Growth Hormone (GH) Protein Products
|Cat No||Species||Product Description|
|GH1-H4117||Human||Human Growth Hormone (GH) Protein, Tag Free|
Growth Hormone (GH) Molecule Background
Growth hormone (GH or GH-N) is also known as Somatotropin, Pituitary growth hormone. GH belongs to the somatotropin/prolactin family. Growth hormone (GH) may form monomer, dimer, trimer, tetramer and pentamer, by disulfide-linked or non-covalently associated, in homopolymeric and heteropolymeric combinations. GH can also form a complex either with GHBP or with the alpha2-macroglobulin complex. Growth hormone (GH) plays an important role in growth control. Its major role in stimulating body growth is to stimulate the liver and other tissues to secrete IGF-1. It stimulates both the differentiation and proliferation of myoblasts. It also stimulates amino acid uptake and protein synthesis in muscle and other tissues.
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