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Substance Name: Somatropin [USAN:USP:INN:BAN:JAN]
RN: 12629-01-5
UNII: NQX9KB6PCL

Note

  • 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.

Molecular Formula

  • C990-H1528-N262-O300-S7

Molecular Weight

  • 22124.9572
 

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Growth Hormone
  • Hormone (Growth)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Somatropin
  • Somatropin [USAN:USP:INN:BAN:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Human growth hormone

Synonyms

  • Accretropin
  • Asellacrin 10
  • Asellacrin 2
  • Bio-Tropin
  • CB 311
  • CB-311
  • Crecormon
  • Crescormon
  • Cryo-Tropin
  • EINECS 235-735-8
  • Genotonorm
  • Genotropin
  • Genotropin preservative free
  • Growth hormone (human pituitary)
  • Growth hormone, human
  • Growth hormone, recombinant human
  • Growth hormone,human
  • HGH
  • Human growth hormone
  • Humatrope
  • LY 137998
  • LY137998
  • Maxomat
  • Norditropin
  • Norditropin Flexpro
  • Norditropin nordiflex
  • Norditropin Simplexx
  • Nordotropin
  • Nutropin
  • Nutropin AQ
  • Nutropin AQ Pen
  • Nutropin Depot
  • Omnitrope
  • r-hGH
  • r-hGH(m)
  • r-hGH-M
  • Saizen
  • Serostim
  • Serostim LQ
  • SJ 0011
  • Somatogen
  • Somatotropin (human)
  • Somatropin
  • Somatropina
  • Somatropina [Spanish]
  • Somatropine
  • Somatropine [French]
  • Somatropinum
  • Somatropinum [Latin]
  • SR 29001
  • Tev-tropin
  • Umatrope
  • UNII-NQX9KB6PCL
  • Valtropin
  • Zarbtive
  • Zomacton
  • Zorbtive

Systematic Names

  • Growth hormone (human)
  • Somatotropin (human)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 12629-01-5

FDA UNII

  • NQX9KB6PCL

Other Registry Numbers

  • 11145-52-1
  • 869741-23-1

System Generated Number

  • 0012629015

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
monkey LD50 intramuscular 16iu/kg (16iu/kg)   Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 20, Pg. 228, 1989.
monkey LD50 subcutaneous > 20iu/kg (20iu/kg)   Yakuri to Chiryo. Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Vol. 17, Pg. 5693, 1987.
mouse LD50 intramuscular 40iu/kg (40iu/kg)   Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 20, Pg. 228, 1989.
mouse LD50 oral 160iu/kg (160iu/kg)   Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 20, Pg. 228, 1989.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 80iu/kg (80iu/kg)   Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 20, Pg. 228, 1989.
rat LD50 intramuscular 40iu/kg (40iu/kg)   Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 20, Pg. 228, 1989.
rat LD50 oral 160iu/kg (160iu/kg)   Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 20, Pg. 228, 1989.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 80iu/kg (80iu/kg)   Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 20, Pg. 228, 1989.