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Pegylated Somatropin (PEG Somatropin) in the Treatment of Children With Growth Hormone Deficiency

2017-08-15 16:38:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To Evaluate the safety and efficacy of PEG Somatropin in the treatment of children with growth hormone deficiency, as well as to study the dosage of PEG Somatropin.

Study Design

Conditions

Growth Hormone Deficiency

Intervention

PEG-somatropin

Location

Anhui Provincial Children's Hospital
Hefei
Anhui
China

Status

Recruiting

Source

GeneScience Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-08-15T16:38:22-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A 191-amino acid polypeptide hormone secreted by the human adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR), also known as GH or somatotropin. Synthetic growth hormone, termed somatropin, has replaced the natural form in therapeutic usage such as treatment of dwarfism in children with growth hormone deficiency.

A form of dwarfism caused by complete or partial GROWTH HORMONE deficiency, resulting from either the lack of GROWTH HORMONE-RELEASING FACTOR from the HYPOTHALAMUS or from the mutations in the growth hormone gene (GH1) in the PITUITARY GLAND. It is also known as Type I pituitary dwarfism. Human hypophysial dwarf is caused by a deficiency of HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE during development.

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A pituitary tumor that secretes GROWTH HORMONE. In humans, excess HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE leads to ACROMEGALY.

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