Skip Navigation
ChemIDplus A TOXNET DATABASE LiteBrowseAdvanced

Substance Name: Somatotropin
RN: 9002-72-6

Note

  • A polypeptide that is secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Growth hormone, also known as somatotropin, stimulates mitosis, cell differentiation and cell growth. Species-specific growth hormones have been synthesized.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Hormone
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Natural Product
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Somatotropin

MeSH Heading

  • Growth hormone

Synonyms

  • Adenohypophyseal growth hormone
  • Anterior pituitary growth hormone
  • Anterior pituitary hormone
  • EINECS 232-666-5
  • GH
  • Growth hormone
  • Growth hormone, porcine
  • Growth hormone, rat
  • Hormone somatotrope
  • Hormone somatotrope [French]
  • Hypophyseal growth hormone
  • Omnitrop
  • Phyol
  • Phyone
  • Somacton
  • Somatotrophic hormone
  • Somatotrophin
  • Somatotropic hormone
  • Somatotropic hormone, porcine
  • Somatotropin
  • STH
  • Zorbtive

Systematic Names

  • Pituitary growth hormone
  • Somatotropin

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9002-72-6

Other Registry Numbers

  • 9042-17-5
  • 9061-43-2
  • 9067-08-7

System Generated Number

  • 0009002726

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
child TDLo parenteral 300ug/kg/6D-I (0.3mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: CHANGES IN STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF ENDOCRINE PANCREAS

GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
New England Journal of Medicine. Vol. 332, Pg. 401, 1995.